Lafayette - Pershing

  • Lafayette - Pershing serves 303 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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Lafayette - Pershing places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Lafayette - Pershing's student population of 303 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lafayette - Pershing's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lafayette - Pershing is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
39%
27%
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Black
26%
16%
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White
29%
45%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.700.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Penns Grove Penns Grove Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 442 students
    0.3 miles
    351 Maple Avenue
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-0576
    0.3 6-8 442
  • Penns Grove Paul W Carleton
    Grades: 4-5 | 326 students
    0.4 miles
    251 Maple Avenue
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-1706
    0.4 4-5 326
  • Penns Grove Penns Grove High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
    0.8 miles
    334 Harding Highway
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-6300
    0.8 9-12 482
  • Penns Grove Field Street School
    Grades: 1-3 | 526 students
    1.3 miles
    144 Field Street
    Penns Grove, NJ 08069
    (856)299-0170
    1.3 1-3 526
  • Wilmington East Side Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 446 students
    3.8 miles
    3000 North Claymont Street
    Wilmington, DE 19802
    (302)762-5834
    3.8 PK-8 446

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