Lafayette St

205 Lafayette St,

Newark, NJ, 07105-1843

Tel: (973)465-4860
Grades: PK-8

1,085 students

Lafayette St serves 1,085 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Lafayette St operates within the Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 1085 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 1,085 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has increased by 6% over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
12:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
67%
23%
Black
1%
17%
White
29%
51%
Unknown
3%
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.47
0.66
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 80%
29%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,543 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
n/a
Number of Students Managed 35,543
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Side (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Discovery Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South St (0.7 miles away)
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  • Newark Oliver St
    0.4  mi  |  860  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark East Side
    0.4  mi  |  1372  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Newark Wilson Ave
    0.5  mi  |  796  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark Ann St
    0.6  mi  |  1241  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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