Avon Ave Elementary School

Avon Ave Elementary School serves 572 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Avon Ave Elementary School operates within the Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 572 students
Avon Ave Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Avon Ave Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Avon Ave Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Avon Ave Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
4%
23%
Avon Ave Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
95%
17%
Avon Ave Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
51%
All Ethnic Groups Avon Ave Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Avon Ave 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.
0.10 0.41
Avon Ave 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.
89%
29%
Avon Ave Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
4%
6%
Avon Ave Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
2
Number of Students Managed 38,202 983
Newark School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,136 MM $20 MM
Newark School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,152 MM $19 MM
Newark School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $28,406 $20,414
Newark School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,802 $19,395
Newark School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Newark Innovation Academy (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Samuel L Berliner (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Academy Of Ex (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newark Early Childhood Academy Of Ex
    534 Clinton Ave
    Newark , NJ 07106
    (973)933-6973
    0.3  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Newark Newark Innovation Academy
    190 Muhammad Ali Blvd
    Newark , NJ 07120
    (973)733-6446
    0.4  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Newark Cleveland Elementary School
    388 Bergen St
    Newark , NJ 07103
    (973)733-6944
    0.5  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark Eighteenth Ave Elementary School
    229 18th Ave
    Newark , NJ 07108
    (973)733-6824
    0.5  mi  |  218  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark Madison Elementary School
    823 South 16th St
    Newark , NJ 07108
    (973)374-2890
    0.6  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Newark, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Newark is James L. Bunker Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.