Rafael Hernandez School

345 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104 | (973) 481-5004
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 694
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Juan Carlos Diaz
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Newark City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $25,201
  • Graduation Rate: 72.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 39,443

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 694
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 373 (53.7%)
  • Females: 321 (46.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 60 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 600 (86.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 660 (95.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Rafael Hernandez School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black19327.8%
Asian--
Hispanic49671.5%
White40.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Rafael Hernandez School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten131.9%
Kindergarten405.8%
1st Grade344.9%
2nd Grade365.2%
3rd Grade375.3%
4th Grade324.6%
5th Grade10615.3%
6th Grade11817.0%
7th Grade11416.4%
8th Grade9714.0%
Ungraded679.7%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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