Alexander D. Sullivan School

  • Alexander D. Sullivan School serves 784 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Alexander D. Sullivan School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Alexander D. Sullivan School's student population of 784 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students784 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alexander D. Sullivan School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alexander D. Sullivan School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1973 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alexander D. Sullivan School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
42%
27%
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Black
41%
16%
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White
7%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alexander D. Sullivan School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.650.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alexander D. Sullivan School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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