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 51%.
Peshine Ave Elementary School operates within the The Newark School District.

Overview

The student population of 460 students has declined by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 28% 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 Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Peshine Ave Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less 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 12:1 12:1
Peshine Ave Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
Hispanic
6%
24%
Peshine Ave Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
Black
94%
17%
Peshine Ave Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Peshine Ave Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.11 0.42
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%
31%
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 37,278 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $28,406 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $28,802 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name The Newark School District
Number of Schools
Managed
77
2
Number of Students Managed 37,278 922
The Newark School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,136 MM $20 MM
The Newark School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,152 MM $19 MM
The Newark School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $28,406 $20,414
The Newark School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,802 $19,395
The Newark School District 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 Team Academy Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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  • NewarkTeam Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    60 Park Place
    NewarkNJ 07102
    (973)622-0905
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 1786 students                      
  • NewarkBelmont Runyon Elementary School
    1 Belmont Runyon Way
    NewarkNJ 07108
    (973)733-6920
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 500 students                      
  • NewarkBruce Street School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    333 Clinton Place
    NewarkNJ 07112
    (973)705-3951
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 53 students                      
  • NewarkGeorge Washington Carver Elementary School
    333 Clinton Place
    NewarkNJ 07112
    (973)705-3800
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 517 students                      
  • NewarkHawthorne Avenue School
    428 Hawthorne Ave
    NewarkNJ 07112
    (973)705-3960
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 333 students                      

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