Julia A. Barnes School

  • Julia A. Barnes School serves 333 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Julia A. Barnes School operates within the Jersey City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 333 students has declined by 30% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 333 students
Julia A. Barnes School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Julia A. Barnes School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Julia A. Barnes School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Julia A. Barnes School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 9:1 13:1
Julia A. Barnes School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
10%
Julia A. Barnes School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
31%
25%
Julia A. Barnes School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
60%
16%
Julia A. Barnes School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
6%
48%
Julia A. Barnes School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Julia A. Barnes School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Julia A. Barnes 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.
0.54 0.42
Julia A. Barnes 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.
86%
31%
Julia A. Barnes 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.
4%
5%
Julia A. Barnes School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District's student population of 27,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $25,743 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,804 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 27,810 954
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $710 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2014)
District Spending $711 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1995-2014)
District Revenue / Student $25,743 $21,422
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $25,804 $21,053
Jersey City 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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