Marion P. Thomas Charter School



Marion P. Thomas Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Marion P. Thomas Charter School Students by Grade
PK 83
K 111
1 74
2 76
3 79
4 74
5 92
6 99
7 98
8 96
9 171
10 133
11 142
12 78

Marion P. Thomas Charter School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Marion P. Thomas Charter School District. It enrolls 1,406 students in grades 1st through 12th. Marion P. Thomas Charter School is the 7th largest public school in New Jersey and the 232nd largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,406
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 232nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 7th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,504th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 21st out of 1,572

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Marion P. Thomas Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 728
(52%)
728
(52%)
 Male 678
(48%)
678
(48%)

Marion P. Thomas Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,328
(94%)
1,328
(94%)
 Hispanic 77
(5%)
77
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Marion P. Thomas Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 963
(68%)
963
(68%)
 Not Eligible 343
(24%)
343
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(7%)
100
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Marion P. Thomas Charter School is ranked 11th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Marion P. Thomas Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.6%) 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.

Marion P. Thomas Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 352
2006 359
2007 393
2008 480
2009 569
2010 555
2011 635
2012 687
2013 735
2014 1175
2015 1406

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.1
2007 17.9
2008 18.5
2009 19
2010 15.9
2011 14.1
2012 14.6
2013 14.4
2014 15.3
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83806818181818
2006 0.87186629526462
2007 0.8117048346056
2008 0.89375
2009 0.80843585237258
2010 0.83423423423423
2011 0.90708661417323
2012 0.92576419213974
2013 0.88299319727891
2014 0.78893617021277
2015 0.75604551920341

Compare Marion P. Thomas Charter 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 75.6%
 

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