Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School

Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School serves 803 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School operates within the Jersey City School District.

Overview

The student population of 803 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 803 students
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 10:1 12:1
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
9%
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
73%
23%
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
17%
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
8%
51%
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Charles E Trefurt No 8 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.
0.45 0.92
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
74%
29%
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
10%
6%
Charles E Trefurt No 8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,397 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 27,397 983
Jersey City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $673 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District Total Revenue (1992-2009)
District Spending $665 MM $19 MM
Jersey City School District Spending (1992-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,189 $20,414
Jersey City School District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,883 $19,395
Jersey City School District Spending / Student (1992-2009)
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 William L Dickinson High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Franklin L Williams Ms No7 Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Academy Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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