Oliver Street Elementary School

Oliver Street Elementary School serves 860 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Oliver Street Elementary School operates within the Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 860 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 860 students
Oliver Street Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Oliver Street Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oliver Street Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 14:1 12:1
Oliver Street Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Oliver Street Elementary School Asian (1998-2011)
Hispanic
55%
23%
Oliver Street Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
17%
Oliver Street Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
34%
51%
Oliver Street Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oliver Street Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Oliver Street 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.
0.58 0.92
Oliver Street 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.
80%
29%
Oliver Street 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.
10%
6%
Oliver Street 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 38,202 931
Newark School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,136 MM n/a
Newark School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,152 MM n/a
Newark School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $28,406 $0
Newark School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,802 $0
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 East Side High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Discovery Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Street Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newark South Street Elementary School
    151 South St
    Newark , NJ , 07114
    (973)465-4880
    0.3  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Newark Lafayette Street Elementary School
    205 Lafayette St
    Newark , NJ , 07105
    (973)465-4860
    0.4  mi  |  1085  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gray Charter School
    Charter School
    55 Liberty St
    Newark , NJ , 07102
    (973)824-6661
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Newark East Side High School
    238 Van Buren St
    Newark , NJ , 07105
    (973)465-4900
    0.5  mi  |  1372  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Newark Newark Educators Charter School
    Charter School
    17 19 Crawford St
    Newark , NJ , 07102
    (856)810-3432
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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