Alexander Hamilton Academy

  • Alexander Hamilton Academy serves 552 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher 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 62% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Alexander Hamilton Academy's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students552 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 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alexander Hamilton Academy is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#891 out of 2234 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Hispanic
68%
28%
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Black
32%
15%
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White
n/a
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaterson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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