Walter M. Schirra Elementary School



Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 51
2 39
3 62
4 62
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 15

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Old Bridge, NJ in the Old Bridge Township School District. It enrolls 334 students in grades 1st through 12th. Walter M. Schirra Elementary School is the 1,027th largest public school in New Jersey and the 38,536th largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 334
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,536th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 1,027th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 754th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,044th out of 1,572

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Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 171
(51%)
2,862
(48%)
 Male 163
(49%)
3,116
(52%)

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(61%)
3,602
(60%)
 Asian 87
(26%)
1,127
(19%)
 Hispanic 22
(7%)
748
(13%)
 Black 16
(5%)
456
(8%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 298
(89%)
4,502
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
1,126
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
350
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Walter M. Schirra Elementary School is ranked 1,163rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Walter M. Schirra Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 420
2006 384
2007 373
2008 369
2009 366
2010 374
2011 332
2012 360
2013 351
2014 347
2015 334

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 17.5
2007 20.7
2008 14.8
2009 19.3
2010 19.3
2011 15.7
2012 15.7
2013 14.9
2014 12.8
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.064285714285714
2006 0.052083333333333
2007 0.053619302949062
2008 0.065040650406504
2009 0.062841530054645
2010 0.06951871657754
2011 0.057228915662651
2012 0.086111111111111
2013 0.096866096866097
2014 0.0835734870317
2015 0.10778443113772

Compare Walter M. Schirra Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.8%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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