South Seventeenth Street School



South Seventeenth Street School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Seventeenth Street School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 47
2 42
3 40
4 43
5 46
6 42
7 58
8 39
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 91

South Seventeenth Street School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 490 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Seventeenth Street School is the 509th largest public school in New Jersey and the 22,890th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,890th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 509th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,379th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 772nd out of 1,572

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South Seventeenth Street School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(56%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 216
(44%)
12,850
(48%)

South Seventeenth Street School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 426
(87%)
11,919
(44%)
 Hispanic 60
(12%)
12,724
(47%)
 White 3
(1%)
2,012
(7%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
198
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

South Seventeenth Street School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 463
(94%)
21,028
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
1,189
(4%)
 Not Eligible 13
(3%)
4,776
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, South Seventeenth Street School is ranked 155th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Seventeenth Street School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.3%) 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.

South Seventeenth Street School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 496
2006 508
2007 538
2008 494
2009 453
2010 357
2011 488
2012 471
2013 437
2014 423
2015 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 14.9
2007 17.4
2008 15.8
2009 15.6
2010 14.3
2011 15.2
2012 12.1
2013 11.5
2014 12.1
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43346774193548
2006 0.74606299212598
2007 0.62453531598513
2008 0.94331983805668
2009 0.95364238410596
2010 0.98039215686275
2011 0.96106557377049
2012 0.99150743099788
2013 0.96567505720824
2014 0.95508274231678
2015 0.9734693877551

Compare South Seventeenth Street School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.3%
 

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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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