Lester C Noecker Elementary School

Lester C Noecker Elementary School serves 485 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Lester C Noecker Elementary School operates within the Roseland School District.

Overview

The student population of 485 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 485 students
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lester C Noecker Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less 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 13:1 12:1
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
9%
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
23%
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
17%
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
51%
Lester C Noecker Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lester C Noecker Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lester C Noecker 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.
0.35 0.41
Lester C Noecker 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.
2%
29%
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
n/a
6%
Lester C Noecker Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Roseland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 485 983
Roseland School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $20 MM
Roseland School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $19 MM
Roseland School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,287 $20,414
Roseland School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,189 $19,395
Roseland 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 James Caldwell High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mt Pleasant Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Adlai E Stevenson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fairfield Adlai E Stevenson Elementary School
    15 Knoll Rd
    Fairfield , NJ , 07006
    (973)227-2120
    0.8  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • West Caldwell Wilson Elementary School
    Orton Rd
    West Caldwell , NJ , 07006
    (973)228-7173
    1.2  mi  |  256  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Livingston Harrison Elementary School
    148 North Livingston Ave
    Livingston , NJ , 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.3  mi  |  526  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Livingston Riker Hill Elementary School
    31 Blackstone Dr
    Livingston , NJ , 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.7  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • West Caldwell James Caldwell High School
    Westville Ave
    West Caldwell , NJ , 07006
    (973)228-6981
    1.8  mi  |  785  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - The facilty does a great job in creating a positive environment for learning. All three of my children flourished because of the facilty and staff at Noecker. - Posted by Parent

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