Peshine Avenue School



Peshine Avenue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peshine Avenue School Students by Grade
PK 52
K 77
1 70
2 83
3 77
4 75
5 59
6 58
7 45
8 51
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 56

Peshine Avenue School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 703 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peshine Avenue School is the 160th largest public school in New Jersey and the 7,861st largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 703
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,861st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 160th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 754th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 135th out of 1,572

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Peshine Avenue School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 380
(54%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 323
(46%)
12,850
(48%)

Peshine Avenue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 625
(89%)
11,919
(44%)
 Hispanic 66
(9%)
12,724
(47%)
 White 6
(1%)
2,012
(7%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
198
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Peshine Avenue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 610
(87%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 73
(10%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Peshine Avenue School is ranked 83rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peshine Avenue School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.6%) 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.

Peshine Avenue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 446
2006 410
2007 340
2008 333
2009 342
2010 280
2011 283
2012 N/A
2013 629
2014 664
2015 703

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.9
2006 13.2
2007 11.3
2008 11
2009 11.4
2010 10
2011 8.5
2012 N/A
2013 11
2014 11.1
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68609865470852
2006 0.82439024390244
2007 0.81764705882353
2008 0.93093093093093
2009 0.94444444444444
2010 0.96785714285714
2011 0.96466431095406
2012
2013 0.83942766295707
2014 0.82379518072289
2015 0.89615931721195

Compare Peshine Avenue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.6%
 

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