Lester C Noecker Elementary School

Lester C Noecker Elementary School serves 455 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Lester C Noecker Elementary School operates within the Roseland School District.

Overview

The student population of 455 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 455 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
7%
9%
Hispanic
9%
24%
Black
2%
17%
White
81%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.33 0.42
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%
31%
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.
1%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 455 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Roseland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 455 922
District Total Revenue $8 MM $20 MM
District Spending $10 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,287 $20,414
District Spending / Student $19,189 $19,395
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 James Caldwell High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount 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
  • CaldwellAdlai E. Stevenson Elementary School
    15 Knoll Rd
    CaldwellNJ 07006
    (973)227-2120
    0.8 mi | 382 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • CaldwellWilson Elementary School
    Orton Rd
    CaldwellNJ 07006
    (973)228-7173
    1.2 mi | 265 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LivingstonHarrison Elementary School
    148 North Livingston Ave
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.3 mi | 518 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • LivingstonRiker Hill Elementary School
    31 Blackstone Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.7 mi | 418 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CaldwellJames Caldwell High School
    Westville Ave
    CaldwellNJ 07006
    (973)228-6981
    1.8 mi | 781 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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  • 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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