Lafayette Street School



Lafayette Street School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lafayette Street School Students by Grade
PK 53
K 119
1 120
2 121
3 122
4 139
5 112
6 98
7 108
8 109
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 14

Lafayette Street School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 1,115 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lafayette Street School is the 21st largest public school in New Jersey and the 733rd largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,115
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 733rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 21st out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,463rd out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 51st out of 1,572

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Lafayette Street School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 584
(52%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 531
(48%)
12,850
(48%)

Lafayette Street School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 881
(79%)
12,724
(47%)
 White 208
(19%)
2,012
(7%)
 Black 16
(1%)
11,919
(44%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
198
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Lafayette Street School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 891
(80%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 162
(15%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(6%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Lafayette Street School is ranked 15th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lafayette Street School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.5%) 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.

Lafayette Street School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 790
2006 814
2007 807
2008 981
2009 956
2010 957
2011 1085
2012 1114
2013 1054
2014 1017
2015 1115

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 13.1
2007 13.7
2008 16.5
2009 19.1
2010 19.5
2011 19.6
2012 15.7
2013 14.4
2014 15
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29746835443038
2006 0.70884520884521
2007 0.73358116480793
2008 0.79102956167176
2009
2010 0.87147335423197
2011 0.88294930875576
2012 0.92010771992819
2013 0.85863377609108
2014 0.84759095378564
2015 0.85470852017937

Compare Lafayette Street School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.5%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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