Chaplain Charles Watters School

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School serves 908 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Chaplain Charles Watters School operates within the Jersey City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 908 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students908 students
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Chaplain Charles Watters School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeChaplain Charles Watters School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Chaplain Charles Watters School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
13%
10%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
24%
25%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
52%
16%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
11%
48%
Chaplain Charles Watters School White Students (1989-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.650.68
Chaplain Charles Watters School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
31%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District's student population of 27,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,656 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,093 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameJersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed27,810954
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$666 MM$20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$678 MM$20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$24,656$19,116
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$25,093$19,190
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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