Franklin Elementary School

1809 St Georges Ave

Rahway, NJ 07065-2003

Grades: PK-6

616 students

Franklin Elementary School serves 616 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 51%.
Franklin Elementary School operates within the Rahway Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 616 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 616 students
Franklin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Franklin Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Franklin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 15:1 12:1
Franklin Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
9%
Franklin Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
50%
24%
Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
29%
17%
Franklin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
17%
49%
Franklin Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Franklin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Franklin 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.
0.64 0.42
Franklin Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
54%
31%
Franklin Elementary 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.
13%
6%
Franklin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,717 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,017 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,383 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Rahway Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,717 922
Rahway Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $20 MM
Rahway Public   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $60 MM $19 MM
Rahway Public   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,017 $20,414
Rahway Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,383 $19,395
Rahway Public   School District 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 Rahway High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RahwayRahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy
    1138 Kline Place
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1025
    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 570 students                      
  • RahwayRahway High School
    1012 Madison Ave
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1090
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1040 students                      
  • RahwayMadison Elementary School
    944 Madison Ave
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1070
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 362 students                      
  • ClarkValley Road School
    150 Valley Rd
    ClarkNJ 07066
    (732)388-7900
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 416 students                      
  • RahwayRoosevelt Elementary School
    811 St George Ave
    RahwayNJ 07065
    (732)396-1060
    1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 570 students                      

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