Chaplain Charles Watters School

Chaplain Charles Watters School serves 790 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Chaplain Charles Watters School operates within the Jersey City School District.

Overview

The student population of 790 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 790 students
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Chaplain Charles Watters School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 10:1 12:1
Chaplain Charles Watters School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
9%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
23%
24%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
52%
17%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
11%
49%
Chaplain Charles Watters School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Chaplain Charles Watters School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.42
Chaplain Charles Watters School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
71%
31%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,884 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $24,189 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $23,883 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 28,884 922
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $673 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2009)
District Spending $665 MM $19 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1992-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,189 $20,414
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,883 $19,395
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Henry Snyder High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is The Academy I (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. # 33 (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey CityP.S. # 33
    362 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6540
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 406 students                      
  • Jersey CityOllie Culbreth Junior School
    153 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 462 students                      
  • Jersey CityHenry Snyder High School
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6600
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 993 students                      
  • Jersey CityThe Academy I
    209 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6500
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 450 students                      
  • Jersey CityUniversity Academy Charter High School
    Charter School
    275 West Side Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)200-3200
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 419 students                      

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