Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts

Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts serves 265 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts operates within the Paterson School District.
Paterson School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 265 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 265 students
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 13:1
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Hispanic
53%
24%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
46%
16%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Black Students (1989-2014)
White
1%
49%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.51 0.42
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
75%
32%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
10%
5%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Paterson School District's student population of 24,598 students has decreased by 21% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has increased from 41% over five years.
The revenue/student of $23,707 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,405 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Paterson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
2
Number of Students Managed 24,598 898
Paterson School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 94%
Paterson School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $571 MM $20 MM
Paterson School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $588 MM $20 MM
Paterson School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $23,707 $19,116
Paterson School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $24,405 $19,190
Paterson School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Students Transitioning And Achieving Real Success High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Memorial Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paterson Arts And Science Charter School (0.2 miles away)
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    0.2 miles
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    PatersonNJ 07514
    (862)336-1550
    0.2KG-5316
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    0.2 miles
    589 11th Ave
    PatersonNJ 07514
    (973)321-0490
    0.2PK-5333
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    Grades: KG-8 | 622 students
    0.2 miles
    1 East 32nd St
    PatersonNJ 07514
    (973)321-0260
    0.2KG-8622
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    Grades: KG-4 | 140 students
    0.2 miles
    112 North 5th St
    PatersonNJ 07522
    (973)321-2520
    0.2KG-4140
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    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    765 14th Ave
    PatersonNJ 07504
    (973)321-1000
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