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 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 28% 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 Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students 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
Chaplain Charles Watters School American Indian (1991-2013)
Asian
13%
9%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
23%
24%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
52%
17%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black (1988-2013)
White
11%
49%
Chaplain Charles Watters School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 28,884 922
District Total Revenue $673 MM $20 MM
District Spending $665 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $24,189 $20,414
Jersey City School District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,883 $19,395
Jersey City School 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 Students Grades
  • Jersey CityP.S. # 33
    362 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6540
    0.2 mi | 406 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Jersey CityOllie Culbreth Junior School
    153 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.4 mi | 462 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Jersey CityHenry Snyder High School
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6600
    0.4 mi | 993 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Jersey CityThe Academy I
    209 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6500
    0.4 mi | 450 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Jersey CityUniversity Academy Charter High School
    Charter School
    275 West Side Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)200-3200
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 419 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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