Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts

Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts serves 252 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts operates within the Paterson School District.
The school district's 53% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 252 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 252 students
Gender % 34% Male / 66%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 12:1
Hispanic
45%
24%
Black
53%
17%
White
2%
49%
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.
0.52 0.42
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%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,257 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $24,447 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $24,125 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Paterson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
2
Number of Students Managed 27,257 922
Graduation Rate 53% 92%
District Total Revenue $575 MM $20 MM
District Spending $567 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $24,447 $20,414
District Spending / Student $24,125 $19,395
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 School Of Information Technology (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Roberto Clemente Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School 1 (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PatersonSchool 1
    589 11th Ave
    PatersonNJ 07514
    (973)321-0490
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 307 students                      
  • PatersonUrban Leadership Academy
    112 North 5th St
    PatersonNJ 07522
    (973)321-2520
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 145 students                      
  • PatersonSchool 26
    1 East 32nd St
    PatersonNJ 07514
    (973)321-0260
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 590 students                      
  • PatersonSchool 13
    690 East 23rd St
    PatersonNJ 07504
    (973)321-0130
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 614 students                      
  • PatersonSchool 21
    322 Tenth Ave
    PatersonNJ 07514
    (973)321-0210
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 692 students                      

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