Dr William H Horton Elementary School



Dr William H Horton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr William H Horton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 91
2 82
3 98
4 91
5 93
6 80
7 92
8 88
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 28

Dr William H Horton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 809 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr William H Horton Elementary School is the 94th largest public school in New Jersey and the 4,160th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 809
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,160th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 94th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,504th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 269th out of 1,572

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Dr William H Horton Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 413
(51%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 396
(49%)
12,850
(48%)

Dr William H Horton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 599
(74%)
12,724
(47%)
 Black 201
(25%)
11,919
(44%)
 White 4
(0%)
2,012
(7%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
198
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
85
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Dr William H Horton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 668
(83%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 115
(14%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(3%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Dr William H Horton Elementary School is ranked 60th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dr William H Horton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Dr William H Horton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 790
2006 823
2007 834
2008 871
2009 831
2010 681
2011 824
2012 786
2013 668
2014 700
2015 809

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 13.1
2007 13.5
2008 15.2
2009 16
2010 14.5
2011 15.5
2012 13.8
2013 11
2014 13.5
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39746835443038
2006 0.85176184690158
2007 0.84172661870504
2008 0.91274397244547
2009 0.83152827918171
2010 0.96035242290749
2011 0.93325242718447
2012 0.95801526717557
2013 0.92065868263473
2014 0.87142857142857
2015 0.85784919653894

Compare Dr William H Horton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.8%
 

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