Alfred Zampella School

  • Alfred Zampella School serves 1,037 students in grades Prekindergarten-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 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Alfred Zampella School 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 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Alfred Zampella School's student population of 1,037 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,037 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alfred Zampella School 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 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alfred Zampella School is 0.55, 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)#953 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)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
22%
10%
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Hispanic
63%
28%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
9%
44%
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Diversity Score0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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