Number 24 Elementary School

220 Virginia Ave,

Jersey City, NJ, 07304-1424

Tel: (201)915-6510
Grades: KG-8

831 students

Number 24 Elementary School serves 831 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Number 24 Elementary School operates within the Jersey City School District.

Overview

The student population of 831 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 831 students
Number 24 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Number 24 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Number 24 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 0.66 is equal to the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 12:1
Number 24 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
9%
Number 24 Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
23%
23%
Number 24 Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
52%
17%
Number 24 Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
51%
Number 24 Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Number 24 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Number 24 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.
0.66 0.66
Number 24 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.
75%
29%
Number 24 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.
7%
6%
Number 24 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,253 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 29,253 919
Jersey City School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 $24,197 $20,414
Jersey City School District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,891 $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 Henry Snyder High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is The Academy I (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Number 33 Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jersey City Number 33 Elementary School
    326 Union St
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)915-6540
    0.2  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Jersey City Number 14 Elementary School
    153 Union St
    Jersey City , NJ , 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.4  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jersey City Henry Snyder High School
    Charter School
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07305
    (201)915-6600
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  988  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jersey City The Academy I
    209 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07305
    (201)915-6500
    0.4  mi  |  433  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jersey City University Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    275 West Side Ave
    Jersey City , NJ , 07305
    (201)200-3200
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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