Oliver Street School

Oliver Street School serves 899 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Oliver Street School operates within the The Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 899 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 899 students
Oliver Street School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Oliver Street School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.54 is more 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 14:1 12:1
Oliver Street School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
58%
24%
Black
7%
17%
Oliver Street School Black (1988-2013)
White
35%
49%
All Ethnic Groups Oliver Street School Sch 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.
0.54 0.42
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.
82%
31%
Oliver Street School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
9%
6%
Oliver Street School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,278 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name The Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
77
2
Number of Students Managed 37,278 927
District Total Revenue $1,136 MM n/a
The Newark School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,152 MM n/a
The Newark School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $28,406 $0
The Newark School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,802 $0
The Newark School 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 East Side High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Street Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NewarkSouth Street Elementary School
    151 South St
    NewarkNJ 07114
    (973)465-4880
    0.3 mi | 339 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NewarkHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award The Gray Charter School
    Charter School
    55 Liberty St
    NewarkNJ 07102
    (973)824-6661
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 165 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • NewarkLafayette Street School
    205 Lafayette St
    NewarkNJ 07105
    (973)465-4860
    0.4 mi | 1114 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • NewarkEast Side High School
    238 Van Buren St
    NewarkNJ 07105
    (973)465-4900
    0.5 mi | 1479 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NewarkMerit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark
    Charter School
    909 Broad St
    NewarkNJ 07102
    (973)642-4400
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 81 students | Gr. 6                      

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