Rafael Hernandez School

  • Rafael Hernandez School serves 634 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Rafael Hernandez School operates within the Newark Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 634 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 634 students
Gender %
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
77%
25%
Black
23%
16%
White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
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.
0.36 0.68
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%
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%

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
District Total Revenue $1,112 MM $20 MM
District Spending $1,118 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $31,788 $21,422
District Spending / Student $31,960 $21,053
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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