Branch Brook School



Branch Brook School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Branch Brook School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 27
1 29
2 27
3 23
4 24
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 21

Branch Brook School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the The Newark Public Schools. It enrolls 163 students in grades 1st through 12th. Branch Brook School is the 1,475th largest public school in New Jersey and the 49,962nd largest nationally. It has 10.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 163
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,962nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 1,475th out of 1,567
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 194th out of 1,494
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,381st out of 1,494

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Branch Brook School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 83
(51%)
12,965
(52%)
 Female 80
(49%)
12,068
(48%)

Branch Brook School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 123
(75%)
11,072
(44%)
 Black 31
(19%)
11,581
(46%)
 White 9
(6%)
2,097
(8%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
216
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Branch Brook School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(70%)
20,776
(83%)
 Not Eligible 40
(25%)
2,440
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(6%)
1,817
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,480 ranked schools in New Jersey, Branch Brook School is ranked 707th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Branch Brook School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Branch Brook School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 160
2006 163
2007 160
2008 166
2009 168
2010 155
2011 170
2012 163

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.9
2006 11.6
2007 12.3
2008 12.7
2009 15.3
2010 12.9
2011 12.8
2012 10.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35625
2006 0.84662576687117
2007 0.81875
2008 0.84939759036145
2009 0.81547619047619
2010 0.83870967741935
2011 0.75882352941176
2012 0.75460122699387

Compare Branch Brook School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,020.0% 10.2:1
 
1,151.7% 11.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.5%
 

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Public PK - 04 163 10.2:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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