Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development

1200 Myrtle Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development serves 67 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

Top Rankings

Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development's student population of 67 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development is 0.54, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
54%
29%
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Black
42%
15%
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White
n/a
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.70
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
50-59%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlainfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development is The Barack Obama Green Charter High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Maxson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dewitt D. Barlow Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainfield Dewitt D. Barlow Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 402 students
    0.2 miles
    E Front St & Farragut Rd
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908) 731-4300
    0.2 K-5 402
  • Plainfield East End School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 441 students
    0.5 miles
    170 Oneida Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908) 769-6070
    0.5 PK-4 441
  • Plainfield Maxson Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 679 students
    0.5 miles
    920 E Seventh St
    Plainfield, NJ 07062
    (908) 731-4310
    0.5 6-8 679
  • Plainfield Woodland Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 213 students
    0.5 miles
    730 Central Street
    Plainfield, NJ 07062
    (908) 731-4290
    0.5 K-5 213
  • Plainfield Emerson Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
    0.6 miles
    305 Emerson Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07062
    (908) 731-4205
    0.6 PK-5 471

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