Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development

  • 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.
  • Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development places 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barack Obama Academy For Academic & Civic Development is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • 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)
Overall School Rank#2061 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤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%
28%
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Black
42%
15%
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White
n/a
44%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.70
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Graduation Rate50-59%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

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