Alexander Hamilton Academy

  • Alexander Hamilton Academy serves 572 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alexander Hamilton Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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Alexander Hamilton Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Alexander Hamilton Academy's student population of 572 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alexander Hamilton Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alexander Hamilton Academy is 0.44, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#882 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
28%
16%
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White
n/a
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alexander Hamilton Academy and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alexander Hamilton Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.440.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alexander Hamilton Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaterson Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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