Julia A Barnes No 12 Elementary School

Julia A Barnes No 12 Elementary School serves 482 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Julia A Barnes No 12 Elementary School operates within the Jersey City School District.

Overview

The student population of 482 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 482 students
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Julia A  Barnes  No 12 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 0.38 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
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
9%
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
16%
23%
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
77%
17%
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
51%
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Julia A  Barnes  No 12 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Julia A  Barnes  No 12 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.
0.38 0.92
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 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.
76%
29%
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 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.
2%
6%
Julia A  Barnes  No 12 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 Lincoln High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is N J Regional Day Jersey City (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph H Brensinger 17 Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jersey City Lincoln High School
    Charter School
    60 Crescent Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)915-6700
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  795  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jersey City Joseph H Brensinger 17 Elementary School
    600 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)915-6120
    0.2  mi  |  1199  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Jersey City Dr Lena Edwards Academic Charter School
    Charter School
    509 Bramhall Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)433-5300
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  346  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Jersey City Number 14 Elementary School
    153 Union St
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.5  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jersey City N J Regional Day Jersey City
    Special Education School
    425 Johnston Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)915-6165
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  109  students  |  Gr.  1-12

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