North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark



North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark Students by Grade
PK 0
K 352
1 266
2 171
3 85
4 80
5 341
6 255
7 209
8 133
9 115
10 89
11 73
12 53

North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the North Star Academy Charter School of Newark. It enrolls 2,222 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark is the 1st largest public school in New Jersey and the 42nd largest nationally. It has 10.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 2,222
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 204.35

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North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,237
(56%)
1,237
(56%)
 Male 985
(44%)
985
(44%)

North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,876
(84%)
1,876
(84%)
 Hispanic 171
(8%)
171
(8%)
 White 98
(4%)
98
(4%)
 Asian 60
(3%)
60
(3%)
 Two or More 17
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,490
(67%)
1,490
(67%)
 Not Eligible 369
(17%)
369
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 363
(16%)
363
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,480 ranked schools in New Jersey, North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark is ranked 1st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.0%. 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.

North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 384
2006 452
2007 585
2008 773
2009 909
2010 1262
2011 1687
2012 2222

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 11.6
2007 11.7
2008 12.8
2009 11.8
2010 11.5
2011 10.8
2012 10.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89583333333333
2006 0.86725663716814
2007 0.78119658119658
2008 0.751617076326
2009 0.79317931793179
2010 0.78129952456418
2011 0.80260818020154
2012 0.83393339333933

Compare North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,090.0% 10.9:1
 
1,151.7% 11.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark
Newark, NJ
Public KG - 12 2,222 10.9:1  
Newark Day Center
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Private PK - 01 125 9:1 1 miles
Greater Newark Charter School
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Public 05 - 08 176 14.7:1 1 miles
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Private KG - 08 472 22:1 1 miles
University Heights Charter School
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Public KG - 06 335 11.2:1 1 miles
St Mary School
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Private KG - 08 197 17:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 03 713 15.5:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 08 331 14.4:1 1 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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