Total Number of Students

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Data Available: 1999-00 through 2012-13

Annually, NAPCS collects school, district, and state enrollment data from official state department of education fall membership count data files.

Waiting List Data Available: 2005-06 through 2012-13

  • State-level waiting list numbers are collected from state-level sources and depend on data availability.

2012-2013 New Jersey

Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Students
Number of Students 29,387
% of Charter School Students to All Public School Students 2.1%
Students by Race / Ethnicity
White 2,768 9.4%
Black 16,256 55.3%
Hispanic 7,882 26.8%
Asian 1,247 4.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 37 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 180 0.6%
Other 478 1.6%
Free or Reduced Price Lunch
Eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 20,571 70.0%
Ineligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 8,815 30.0%
Students by School Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 15,559 52.9%
Middle Schools 2,201 7.5%
High Schools 2,596 8.8%
Middle/High Schools 1,074 3.7%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 7,419 25.2%
Ungraded 538
Students by Grade Level
Pre-Kindergarten 101 0.3%
Kindergarten 3,136 10.7%
First Grade 2,915 9.9%
Second Grade 2,851 9.7%
Third Grade 2,637 9.0%
Fourth Grade 2,379 8.1%
Fifth Grade 2,711 9.2%
Sixth Grade 2,689 9.2%
Seventh Grade 2,488 8.5%
Eighth Grade 2,110 7.2%
Ninth Grade 1,735 5.9%
Tenth Grade 1,336 4.5%
Eleventh Grade 1,075 3.7%
Twelfth Grade 681 2.3%
 

Non-Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Students
Number of Students 1,339,342
Students by Race / Ethnicity
White 680,436 50.8%
Black 205,141 15.3%
Hispanic 312,154 23.3%
Asian 123,841 9.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1,728 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2,989 0.2%
Other 13,052 1.0%
Free or Reduced Price Lunch
Eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 482,915 36.1%
Ineligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch 856,427 63.9%
Students by Grade Level
Pre-Kindergarten 35,040 2.6%
Kindergarten 91,695 6.8%
First Grade 95,405 7.1%
Second Grade 94,602 7.1%
Third Grade 95,573 7.1%
Fourth Grade 95,594 7.1%
Fifth Grade 94,539 7.1%
Sixth Grade 95,874 7.2%
Seventh Grade 96,952 7.2%
Eighth Grade 97,234 7.3%
Ninth Grade 103,693 7.7%
Tenth Grade 99,438 7.4%
Eleventh Grade 95,032 7.1%
Twelfth Grade 95,833 7.2%
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