Number 5 School

182 Merseles St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 | (201) 714-4300
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 598
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mirna Weglarz
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Jersey City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $23,102
  • Graduation Rate: 67.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.8
  • Enrolled Students: 27,464

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 598
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 305 (51.0%)
  • Females: 293 (49.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 67 (11.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 399 (66.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 466 (77.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Number 5 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian71.2%
Black427.0%
Asian9716.2%
Hispanic40968.4%
White416.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Number 5 School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten7412.4%
Kindergarten376.2%
1st Grade508.4%
2nd Grade488.0%
3rd Grade599.9%
4th Grade569.4%
5th Grade406.7%
6th Grade589.7%
7th Grade6911.5%
8th Grade8313.9%
Ungraded244.0%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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