Rafael Hernandez School

Rafael Hernandez School serves 588 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Rafael Hernandez School operates within the The Newark School District.

School Overview

The student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 588 students
Rafael Hernandez School Total Students (1995-2014)
Gender % Rafael Hernandez School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Rafael Hernandez School Total Teachers (1995-2014)
Students by Grade Rafael Hernandez School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is equal to 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 13:1 13:1
Rafael Hernandez School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2014)
Hispanic
71%
24%
Rafael Hernandez School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
28%
16%
Rafael Hernandez School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
1%
49%
Rafael Hernandez School White Students (2002-2014)
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.
0.42 0.42
Rafael Hernandez School Diversity Score (1995-2014)
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.
87%
32%
Rafael Hernandez School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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.
2%
5%
Rafael Hernandez School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

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 (1992-2012)
District Spending $1,130 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $27,844 $19,116
The Newark School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $28,642 $19,190
The Newark School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
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 Technology High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roberto Clemente Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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    0.3 miles
    150 Third St
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5190
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    0.3 miles
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    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)482-8811
    0.3KG-8600
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    Grades: 9-12 | 574 students
    0.3 miles
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    (973)481-5962
    0.39-12574
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