Speedway Avenue School



Speedway Avenue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Speedway Avenue School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 85
2 64
3 57
4 63
5 50
6 57
7 43
8 26
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 8

Speedway Avenue School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 526 students in grades 1st through 12th. Speedway Avenue School is the 415th largest public school in New Jersey and the 19,556th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 526
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,556th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 415th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,276th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 608th out of 1,572

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Speedway Avenue School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 277
(53%)
12,850
(48%)
 Male 249
(47%)
14,143
(52%)

Speedway Avenue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 478
(91%)
11,919
(44%)
 Hispanic 45
(9%)
12,724
(47%)
 White 2
(0%)
2,012
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
198
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

Speedway Avenue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 388
(74%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 130
(25%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Speedway Avenue School is ranked 224th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Speedway Avenue School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.3%) 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.

Speedway Avenue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 204
2006 196
2007 212
2008 213
2009 246
2010 289
2011 438
2012 440
2013 465
2014 464
2015 526

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.2
2006 9.8
2007 11.8
2008 11.2
2009 13.7
2010 19.3
2011 23.2
2012 12.9
2013 15
2014 12.9
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61274509803922
2006 0.79591836734694
2007 0.70283018867925
2008 0.89671361502347
2009 0.95121951219512
2010 0.7439446366782
2011 0.87671232876712
2012 0.87954545454545
2013 0.81075268817204
2014 0.82758620689655
2015 0.75285171102662

Compare Speedway Avenue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.3%
 

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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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