Miller Street School at Spencer



Miller Street School at Spencer Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Miller Street School at Spencer Students by Grade
PK 18
K 40
1 38
2 49
3 50
4 54
5 33
6 43
7 53
8 47
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 51

Miller Street School at Spencer is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 476 students in grades 1st through 12th. Miller Street School at Spencer is the 539th largest public school in New Jersey and the 24,250th largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 476
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,250th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 539th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 710th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 497th out of 1,572

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Miller Street School at Spencer Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 262
(55%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 214
(45%)
12,850
(48%)

Miller Street School at Spencer Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 256
(54%)
11,919
(44%)
 Hispanic 213
(45%)
12,724
(47%)
 White 5
(1%)
2,012
(7%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
198
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

Miller Street School at Spencer Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 336
(71%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 134
(28%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Miller Street School at Spencer is ranked 281st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Miller Street School at Spencer students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.8%) 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.

Miller Street School at Spencer Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 515
2006 473
2007 468
2008 481
2009 474
2010 393
2011 432
2012 548
2013 474
2014 468
2015 476

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 11.5
2007 12.3
2008 13.3
2009 16.9
2010 15.1
2011 13.4
2012 11.2
2013 9.9
2014 11.7
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47961165048544
2006 0.87315010570825
2007 0.82478632478632
2008 0.90852390852391
2009 0.9704641350211
2010 0.98218829516539
2011 0.95833333333333
2012 0.97445255474453
2013 0.91350210970464
2014 0.79273504273504
2015 0.71848739495798

Compare Miller Street School at Spencer to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.8%
 

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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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