Mt Vernon Place School



Mt Vernon Place School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mt Vernon Place School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 70
1 85
2 83
3 90
4 92
5 71
6 72
7 69
8 71
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 8

Mt Vernon Place School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 726 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mt Vernon Place School is the 142nd largest public school in New Jersey and the 6,890th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 726
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 50
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,890th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 142nd out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,326th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 242nd out of 1,572

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Mt Vernon Place School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 377
(52%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 349
(48%)
12,850
(48%)

Mt Vernon Place School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 378
(52%)
11,919
(44%)
 Hispanic 214
(29%)
12,724
(47%)
 Asian 74
(10%)
198
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 42
(6%)
85
(0%)
 White 13
(2%)
2,012
(7%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
52
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Mt Vernon Place School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 496
(68%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 203
(28%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(4%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Mt Vernon Place School is ranked 129th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mt Vernon Place School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) 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.

Mt Vernon Place School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1041
2006 1074
2007 816
2008 722
2009 737
2010 625
2011 662
2012 664
2013 632
2014 595
2015 726

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 15.1
2007 13.4
2008 12.8
2009 13.4
2010 13.6
2011 13.3
2012 13.3
2013 12.4
2014 11.7
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28530259365994
2006 0.62569832402235
2007 0.6531862745098
2008 0.83795013850416
2009 0.85481682496608
2010 0.8448
2011 0.82779456193353
2012 0.87048192771084
2013 0.78955696202532
2014 0.77647058823529
2015 0.72038567493113

Compare Mt Vernon Place School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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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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