Louise a Spencer Elementary School



Louise a Spencer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Louise a Spencer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 25
1 41
2 43
3 39
4 37
5 38
6 31
7 28
8 19
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 71

Louise a Spencer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 372 students in grades 1st through 12th. Louise a Spencer Elementary School is the 879th largest public school in New Jersey and the 34,865th largest nationally. It has 10.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 372
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,865th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 879th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 422nd out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 729th out of 1,572

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Louise a Spencer Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 225
(60%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 147
(40%)
12,850
(48%)

Louise a Spencer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 313
(84%)
11,919
(44%)
 Hispanic 56
(15%)
12,724
(47%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
2,012
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
198
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(0%)

Louise a Spencer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 300
(81%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 66
(18%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Louise a Spencer Elementary School is ranked 322nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Louise a Spencer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.3%) 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.

Louise a Spencer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 707
2006 705
2007 650
2008 655
2009 665
2010 541
2011 540
2012 568
2013 426
2014 365
2015 372

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.7
2006 15
2007 17.1
2008 17.1
2009 16.6
2010 14.6
2011 15.2
2012 N/A
2013 10.1
2014 10.1
2015 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54738330975955
2006 0.71489361702128
2007 0.60153846153846
2008 0.89465648854962
2009 0.8390977443609
2010 0.91682070240296
2011 0.85740740740741
2012 0.89260563380282
2013 0.86150234741784
2014 0.80821917808219
2015 0.82258064516129

Compare Louise a Spencer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.3%
 

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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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