Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy

  • Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy serves 984 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy's student population of 984 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students984 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy is 0.40, which is less 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#1165 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
76%
27%
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Black
16%
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 Hamilton Preparatory Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.400.43
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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