Oliver Street School

Oliver Street School serves 898 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Oliver Street School operates within the The Newark School District.

School Overview

The student population of 898 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 898 students
Oliver Street School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Oliver Street School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Oliver Street School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Oliver Street School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 15:1 13:1
Oliver Street School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
59%
24%
Oliver Street School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
5%
16%
Oliver Street School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
36%
49%
Oliver Street School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.53 0.42
Oliver Street School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
80%
32%
Oliver Street School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
6%
5%
Oliver Street School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The Newark School District's student population of 34,976 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The revenue/student of $27,844 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $28,642 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name The Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
2
Number of Students Managed 34,976 918
The Newark School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,098 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $1,130 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $27,844 $19,116
The Newark School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $28,642 $19,190
The Newark School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 East Side High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Street Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewarkSouth Street Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 317 students
    0.3 miles
    151 South St
    NewarkNJ 07114
    (973)465-4880
    0.3PK-5317
  • NewarkLafayette Street School
    Grades: PK-8 | 1054 students
    0.4 miles
    205 Lafayette St
    NewarkNJ 07105
    (973)465-4860
    0.4PK-81054
  • Newark The Gray Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 296 students
    0.4 miles
    55 Liberty St
    NewarkNJ 07102
    (973)824-6661
    0.4KG-8296
  • NewarkEast Side High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1440 students
    0.5 miles
    238 Van Buren St
    NewarkNJ 07105
    (973)465-4900
    0.59-121440
  • HarrisonLady Liberty Academy Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 457 students
    0.6 miles
    15 Frank East Rodgers Blvd Sou
    HarrisonNJ 07029
    (973)623-9005
    0.6KG-8457

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