Charles E. Trefurt School

Charles E. Trefurt School serves 815 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Charles E. Trefurt School operates within the Jersey City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 815 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 815 students
Charles E. Trefurt School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Charles E. Trefurt School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Charles E. Trefurt School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Charles E. Trefurt School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Charles E. Trefurt School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.42
Charles E. Trefurt School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
65%
32%
Charles E. Trefurt School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Charles E. Trefurt School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $24,084 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $24,511 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 27,571 918
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $666 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $678 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $24,084 $19,116
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2010)
District Spending / Student $24,511 $19,190
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hoboken Junior Senior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Franklin L. Williams School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christa Mcauliffe School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey CityChrista Mcauliffe School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 997 students167 Hancock Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07307
    (201)714-4360
    0.4PK-8997
  • Jersey CityFranklin L. Williams School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 918 students222 Laidlaw Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07306
    (201)714-8340
    0.56-8918
  • Jersey CityNicolaus Copernicus School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 832 students3385 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey CityNJ 07307
    (201)714-4340
    0.5PK-5832
  • HobokenThomas G. Connors Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 256 students201 Monroe St
    HobokenNJ 07030
    (201)356-3681
    0.5PK-6256
  • HobokenHoboken Dual Language Charter School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 246 students123 Jefferson St
    HobokenNJ 07030
    (201)427-1458
    0.6KG-5246

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.