School 8

School 8 serves 523 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
School 8 operates within the Paterson School District.

School Overview

The student population of 523 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 523 students
School 8 Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % School 8 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
School 8 Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade School 8 Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 14:1 13:1
School 8 Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
85%
24%
School 8 Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
8%
16%
School 8 Black Students (1989-2014)
White
7%
49%
School 8 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.
0.27 0.42
School 8 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.
91%
32%
School 8 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.
1%
5%
School 8 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 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 24,598 918
Paterson School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $571 MM $20 MM
Paterson School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $588 MM $20 MM
Paterson School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $23,707 $19,116
Paterson School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,405 $19,190
Paterson School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Garrett Morgan Academy For Transportation & Engine (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Classical Academy Charter School Of Clifton (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School 3 (0.5 miles away)
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    0.5 miles
    448 Main St
    PatersonNJ 07501
    (973)321-0030
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    0.6 miles
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    PatersonNJ 07501
    (973)321-0150
    0.6PK-5774
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    0.7 miles
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    PatersonNJ 07501
    (973)413-2057
    0.7KG-6702
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