Julia A. Barnes School

Julia A. Barnes School serves 338 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 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 51%.
Julia A. Barnes School operates within the Jersey City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 338 students has declined by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 338 students
Julia A. Barnes School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Julia A. Barnes School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Julia A. Barnes School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Julia A. Barnes School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 8:1 13:1
Julia A. Barnes School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
9%
Julia A. Barnes School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
27%
24%
Julia A. Barnes School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
64%
16%
Julia A. Barnes School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
6%
49%
Julia A. Barnes School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.52 0.42
Julia A. Barnes School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
74%
32%
Julia A. Barnes School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
5%
5%
Julia A. Barnes School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Jersey City School District's student population of 27,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $24,084 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,511 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 27,571 918
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $666 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2014)
District Spending $678 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1995-2014)
District Revenue / Student $24,084 $19,116
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,511 $19,190
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lincoln High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Regional Day School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph H. Brensinger School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey CityLincoln High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 873 students
    0.1 miles
    60 Crescent Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6700
    0.19-12873
  • Jersey CityJoseph H. Brensinger School
    Grades: PK-8 | 1252 students
    0.2 miles
    600 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6120
    0.2PK-81252
  • Jersey CityDr Lena Edwards Academic Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 369 students
    0.4 miles
    509 Bramhall Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)433-5300
    0.4KG-8369
  • Jersey CityOllie Culbreth Junior School
    Grades: PK-7 | 563 students
    0.5 miles
    153 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.5PK-7563
  • Jersey CityRegional Day SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 108 students
    0.5 miles
    425 Johnston Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6165
    0.51-12108

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