Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School



Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 151
1 181
2 149
3 119
4 133
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Perth Amboy, NJ in the Perth Amboy Public School District. It enrolls 734 students in grades 1st through 12th. Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School is the 136th largest public school in New Jersey and the 6,585th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 734
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,585th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 136th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,013th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 159th out of 1,572

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Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 368
(50%)
4,363
(51%)
 Female 366
(50%)
4,132
(49%)

Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 692
(94%)
7,723
(91%)
 Black 31
(4%)
522
(6%)
 White 5
(1%)
158
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
59
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 610
(83%)
6,617
(78%)
 Not Eligible 91
(12%)
1,568
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(4%)
310
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School is ranked 77th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.6%) 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.

Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 588
2006 600
2007 563
2008 586
2009 567
2010 638
2011 627
2012 667
2013 716
2014 696
2015 734

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 12
2007 12.2
2008 12.6
2009 12.1
2010 14.2
2011 12.1
2012 13.5
2013 14.5
2014 12.9
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9047619047619
2006 0.92666666666667
2007 0.89342806394316
2008 0.8617747440273
2009 0.81834215167548
2010 0.80877742946708
2011 0.78787878787879
2012 0.7256371814093
2013 0.93156424581006
2014 0.8448275862069
2015 0.87602179836512

Compare Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.6%
 

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Public KG - 04 734 13:1  
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