Avon Avenue School

  • Avon Avenue School serves 511 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Avon Avenue School operates within the Newark Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 511 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 511 students
Avon Avenue School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Avon Avenue School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Avon Avenue School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Avon Avenue School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 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 14:1 13:1
Avon Avenue School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Avon Avenue School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
94%
16%
Avon Avenue School Black Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Avon Avenue School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Avon Avenue 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
Avon Avenue School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
85%
31%
Avon Avenue School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
2%
5%
Avon Avenue School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Newark Public School District's student population of 31,351 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $31,788 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $31,960 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Newark Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
2
Number of Students Managed 31,351 954
Newark Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,112 MM $20 MM
Newark Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $1,118 MM $20 MM
Newark Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $31,788 $21,422
Newark Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $31,960 $21,053
Newark Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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