Julia A. Barnes School

Julia A. Barnes School serves 394 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Julia A. Barnes School operates within the Jersey City School District.

Overview

The student population of 394 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 48% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 394 students
Julia A. Barnes School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Julia A. Barnes School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 9:1 12:1
Julia A. Barnes School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
9%
Julia A. Barnes School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
22%
24%
Julia A. Barnes School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
70%
17%
Julia A. Barnes School Black (1988-2013)
White
5%
49%
Julia A. Barnes School White (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Julia A. Barnes School Sch Ethnicity Julia A. Barnes 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.
0.46 0.42
Julia A. Barnes School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
83%
31%
Julia A. Barnes School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Julia A. Barnes School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,884 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 28,884 922
Jersey City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lincoln High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Regional Day School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph H. Brensinger School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jersey CityLincoln High School
    60 Crescent Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6700
    0.1 mi | 817 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Jersey CityJoseph H. Brensinger School
    600 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6120
    0.2 mi | 1229 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Jersey CityDr Lena Edwards Academic Charter School
    Charter School
    509 Bramhall Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)433-5300
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 384 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Jersey CityOllie Culbreth Junior School
    153 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.5 mi | 462 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Jersey CityRegional Day School
    Special Education School
    425 Johnston Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6165
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | 102 students | Gr. 1-12                      

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