Rafael Hernandez School



Rafael Hernandez School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rafael Hernandez School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 45
1 50
2 54
3 54
4 52
5 85
6 94
7 100
8 107
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 55

Rafael Hernandez School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 714 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rafael Hernandez School is the 146th largest public school in New Jersey and the 7,379th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 714
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,379th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 146th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,449th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 329th out of 1,572

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Rafael Hernandez School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 365
(51%)
12,850
(48%)
 Male 349
(49%)
14,143
(52%)

Rafael Hernandez School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 552
(77%)
12,724
(47%)
 Black 148
(21%)
11,919
(44%)
 White 12
(2%)
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%)

Rafael Hernandez School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 616
(86%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 72
(10%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Rafael Hernandez School is ranked 78th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rafael Hernandez School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.9%) 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.

Rafael Hernandez School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 776
2006 754
2007 739
2008 697
2009 694
2010 599
2011 598
2012 600
2013 588
2014 634
2015 714

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 15.7
2007 16.1
2008 14.7
2009 17.4
2010 15
2011 12.8
2012 12
2013 12.5
2014 15.1
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38788659793814
2006 0.87135278514589
2007 0.90257104194858
2008 0.93543758967001
2009 0.95100864553314
2010 0.91652754590985
2011 0.89130434782609
2012 0.955
2013 0.89965986394558
2014 0.88170347003155
2015 0.89915966386555

Compare Rafael Hernandez School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.9%
 

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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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