Franklin Elementary School

1809 St Georges Ave

Rahway, NJ 07065-2003

Tel: (732)396-1050
Grades: PK-5

564 students

Franklin Elementary School serves 564 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Franklin Elementary School operates within the Rahway School District.

Overview

The student population of 564 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 564 students
Franklin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Franklin Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Franklin 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 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Franklin Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
9%
Franklin Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
47%
23%
Franklin Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
29%
17%
Franklin Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
17%
51%
Franklin Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Franklin Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Franklin 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.
0.67 0.41
Franklin 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.
53%
29%
Franklin 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.
13%
6%
Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Rahway School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,858 983
Rahway School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $20 MM
Rahway School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $60 MM $19 MM
Rahway School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,017 $20,414
Rahway School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,383 $19,395
Rahway 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 Rahway High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rahway Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RahwayRahway Middle School
    Kline Place
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1025
    0.7 mi | 845 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RahwayRahway High School
    1012 Madison Ave
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1101
    0.8 mi | 1133 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RahwayMadison Elementary School
    944 Madison Ave
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1070
    0.8 mi | 308 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ClarkValley Road Elementary School
    150 Valley Rd
    ClarkNJ 07066
    (732)388-7900
    0.8 mi | 425 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RahwayRoosevelt Elementary School
    811 St George Ave
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1060
    1 mi | 665 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Union County, NJ public schools have a 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Union County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.