Ivy Hill Elementary School

Ivy Hill Elementary School serves 546 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Ivy Hill Elementary School operates within the Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 546 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 546 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Ivy Hill Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Ivy Hill Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 12:1
Ivy Hill Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
Hispanic
2%
23%
Black
96%
17%
All Ethnic Groups Ivy Hill Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ivy Hill Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.08 0.41
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.
73%
29%
Ivy Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
2
Number of Students Managed 38,202 983
District Total Revenue $1,136 MM $20 MM
Newark School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,152 MM $19 MM
Newark School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $28,406 $20,414
Newark School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,802 $19,395
Newark School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Irvington High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is University Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Vernon Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NewarkMt Vernon Elementary School
    142 Mount Vernon Place
    NewarkNJ 07106
    (973)374-2090
    0.3 mi | 662 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • NewarkLincoln Elementary School
    87 Richelieu Ter
    NewarkNJ 07106
    (973)374-2290
    0.4 mi | 386 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • IrvingtonIrvington High School
    1253 Clinton Ave
    IrvingtonNJ 07111
    (973)399-6897
    0.6 mi | 1461 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • IrvingtonMadison At Chancellor South Elementary School
    163 Madison Ave
    IrvingtonNJ 07111
    (973)399-6870
    0.6 mi | 299 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IrvingtonBurch Charter School Of Excellence
    Charter School
    100 Linden Ave
    IrvingtonNJ 07111
    (973)373-3223
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 260 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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Did You Know?
Newark, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Newark is James L. Bunker Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.