Peshine Ave Elementary School

Peshine Ave Elementary School serves 460 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 Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Peshine Ave Elementary School operates within the Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 460 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 460 students
Peshine Ave Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Peshine Ave Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Peshine Ave Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Peshine Ave Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
5%
23%
Peshine Ave Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
93%
17%
Peshine Ave Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
51%
All Ethnic Groups Peshine Ave Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Peshine 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.
0.13 0.66
Peshine 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.
86%
29%
Peshine Ave 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.
8%
6%
Peshine 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 38,202 919
Newark School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 $28,407 $20,414
Newark School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,803 $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 Team Academy Charter School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Team Academy Charter School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chancellor Ave Annex Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newark Team Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    85 Custer Ave
    Newark , NJ , 07112
    (973)705-8326
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  1505  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Newark Belmont Runyon Elementary School
    1 Belmont Runyon Way
    Newark , NJ , 07108
    (973)733-6920
    0.4  mi  |  545  students  |  Gr.  PK-7
  • Newark Bruce St
    Special Education School
    333 Clinton Place
    Newark , NJ , 07112
    (973)705-3951
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • Newark George Washington Carver Elementary School
    333 Clinton Place
    Newark , NJ , 07112
    (973)705-3800
    0.7  mi  |  509  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Newark Hawthorne Ave Elementary School
    428 Hawthorne Ave
    Newark , NJ , 07112
    (973)705-3960
    0.7  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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