University Heights Charter School



University Heights Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University Heights Charter School Students by Grade
PK 75
K 79
1 77
2 79
3 76
4 72
5 51
6 51
7 51
8 47
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

University Heights Charter School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the University Heights Charter School District. It enrolls 658 students in grades 1st through 12th. University Heights Charter School is the 209th largest public school in New Jersey and the 10,049th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 658
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,049th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 209th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,238th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 311th out of 1,572

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University Heights Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 345
(52%)
345
(52%)
 Male 313
(48%)
313
(48%)

University Heights Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 569
(86%)
569
(86%)
 Hispanic 86
(13%)
86
(13%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

University Heights Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 552
(84%)
552
(84%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(8%)
55
(8%)
 Not Eligible 51
(8%)
51
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, University Heights Charter School is ranked 94th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University Heights Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.2%) 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.

University Heights Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 114
2007 240
2008 218
2009 199
2010 221
2011 288
2012 335
2013 457
2014 547
2015 658

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 5.2
2007 17.1
2008 11.5
2009 10
2010 10.5
2011 12
2012 11.2
2013 8.3
2014 9.9
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.67543859649123
2007 0.65416666666667
2008 0.78899082568807
2009 0.79396984924623
2010 0.8868778280543
2011 0.90625
2012 0.85074626865672
2013 0.9562363238512
2014 0.86837294332724
2015 0.92249240121581

Compare University Heights Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.2%
 

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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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