Lady Liberty Academy Charter School

23 Pennsylvania Ave,

Newark, NJ, 07114

Tel: (973)623-9005
Grades: KG-8

406 students

Lady Liberty Academy Charter School serves 406 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower 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%.
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School operates within the Lady Liberty Academy Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 406 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 406 students
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 12:1
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Asian (2002-2005)
Hispanic
8%
23%
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
90%
17%
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Black (2002-2012)
White
n/a
51%
All Ethnic Groups Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Sch Ethnicity Lady Liberty Academy Charter 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.
0.19 0.92
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
82%
29%
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
7%
6%
Lady Liberty Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 406 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Lady Liberty Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 406 983
Lady Liberty Academy Charter  School District Number of Students Managed (2002-2012)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $20 MM
Lady Liberty Academy Charter  School District Total Revenue (2002-2009)
District Spending $6 MM $19 MM
Lady Liberty Academy Charter  School District Spending (2002-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,623 $20,414
Lady Liberty Academy Charter  School District Revenue / Student (2002-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,086 $19,395
Lady Liberty Academy Charter  School District Spending / Student (2002-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Samuel L Berliner (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Samuel L Berliner (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Adelaide L Sandford Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newark Adelaide L Sandford Charter School
    Charter School
    53 Lincoln Park
    Newark , NJ , 07102
    (973)297-1275
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  328  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Newark Newark Educators Charter School
    Charter School
    17 19 Crawford St
    Newark , NJ , 07102
    (856)810-3432
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Newark Quitman Community School
    21 Quitman St
    Newark , NJ , 07103
    (973)733-6947
    0.4  mi  |  483  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark Louise A Spencer Elementary School
    66 Muhammad Ali Blvd
    Newark , NJ , 07108
    (973)733-6931
    0.4  mi  |  540  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark Miller Street Elementary School
    41 Miller St
    Newark , NJ , 07114
    (973)733-6815
    0.4  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 15, 2010 - This school is a very good school. I went to that school for second and third grade, and I am in the 8th grade now. My dad took me out of that school because of the transportation, but now he is trying to put me back in that school. Other than that all I have to say is that, that school is a awsome school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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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 0.11, 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.