First Avenue School

284 First Ave, Newark, NJ 07107 | (973) 268-5240
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,206
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Anthony Orsini
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: 1,206
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 59.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 628 (52.1%)
  • Females: 578 (47.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 173 (14.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 869 (72.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,042 (86.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
First Avenue School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian141.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For First Avenue School
  Number Percent
1st Grade13311.0%
2nd Grade1179.7%
3rd Grade14111.7%
4th Grade13010.8%
5th Grade12610.4%
6th Grade1169.6%
7th Grade1179.7%
8th Grade1149.5%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for First Avenue School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i use to be here girl wo broke tooth
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 03, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the kids with autism need help in this school there not givin proper attention and they need to treat these children they way there supposed to be treated with respect and love and help them more
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 23, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school needs help!

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