Wilson Avenue School



Wilson Avenue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilson Avenue School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 155
1 151
2 134
3 136
4 146
5 107
6 120
7 98
8 94
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Wilson Avenue School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 1,143 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wilson Avenue School is the 17th largest public school in New Jersey and the 639th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,143
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 639th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 17th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,522nd out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 67th out of 1,572

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Wilson Avenue School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 592
(52%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 551
(48%)
12,850
(48%)

Wilson Avenue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 629
(55%)
12,724
(47%)
 White 496
(43%)
2,012
(7%)
 Black 17
(1%)
11,919
(44%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
198
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Wilson Avenue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 841
(74%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 217
(19%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(7%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Wilson Avenue School is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilson Avenue School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.0%) 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.

Wilson Avenue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 853
2006 835
2007 842
2008 865
2009 836
2010 801
2011 796
2012 925
2013 858
2014 890
2015 1143

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 12.8
2007 13.6
2008 14.3
2009 14.4
2010 15.4
2011 14.6
2012 14.5
2013 12.8
2014 14.1
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37749120750293
2006 0.74610778443114
2007 0.73515439429929
2008 0.83352601156069
2009 0.83612440191388
2010 0.84769038701623
2011 0.85552763819095
2012 0.8972972972973
2013 0.86247086247086
2014 0.77078651685393
2015 0.81014873140857

Compare Wilson Avenue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.0%
 

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