Park Elementary School



Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 100
1 101
2 90
3 96
4 100
5 90
6 97
7 70
8 81
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 27

Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 877 students in grades 1st through 12th. Park Elementary School is the 64th largest public school in New Jersey and the 2,750th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 877
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,750th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 64th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,524th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 217th out of 1,572

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Park Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 461
(53%)
12,850
(48%)
 Male 416
(47%)
14,143
(52%)

Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 699
(80%)
12,724
(47%)
 Black 149
(17%)
11,919
(44%)
 White 23
(3%)
2,012
(7%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
198
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 646
(74%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 143
(16%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(10%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Park Elementary School is ranked 49th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.7%) 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.

Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 671
2010 650
2011 744
2012 784
2013 771
2014 763
2015 877

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 18.1
2010 18.8
2011 19.4
2012 N/A
2013 14.3
2014 14.4
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.71535022354694
2010 0.90461538461538
2011 0.8991935483871
2012 0.91198979591837
2013 0.8715953307393
2014 0.84272608125819
2015 0.8369441277081

Compare Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.7%
 

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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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