Rafael Hernandez School

Rafael Hernandez School serves 600 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Rafael Hernandez School operates within the The Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 600 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 600 students
Rafael Hernandez School Total Students (1995-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Rafael Hernandez School Total Teachers (1995-2013)
Students by Grade Rafael Hernandez School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less 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 12:1 12:1
Rafael Hernandez School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2013)
Hispanic
73%
24%
Rafael Hernandez School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
27%
17%
Rafael Hernandez School Black Students (1995-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Rafael Hernandez School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.40 0.42
Rafael Hernandez School Diversity Score (1995-2013)
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.
88%
31%
Rafael Hernandez School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2013)
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.
6%
6%
Rafael Hernandez School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,278 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $28,406 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $28,802 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name The Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
77
2
Number of Students Managed 37,278 922
The Newark School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,136 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,152 MM $19 MM
The Newark School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $28,406 $20,414
The Newark School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,802 $19,395
The Newark School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Technology High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hamilton Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roberto Clemente Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewarkRoberto Clemente Elementary School
    257 Summer Ave
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5290
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 576 students                      
  • NewarkTechnology High School
    223 Broadway
    NewarkNJ 07102
    (973)481-5962
    0.3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 569 students                      
  • Newark Robert Treat Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    443 Clifton Ave
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)482-8811
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 571 students                      
  • NewarkDr. E. Alma Flagg School
    150 Third St
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5190
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 481 students                      
  • Newark Branch Brook School
    228 Ridge St
    NewarkNJ 07104
    (973)268-5220
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 163 students                      

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