Chaplain Charles Watters School

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School serves 831 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (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 27% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School's student population of 831 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chaplain Charles Watters School is 0.69, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2071 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
29%
27%
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Black
45%
16%
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White
13%
45%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Chaplain Charles Watters School is Henry Snyder High School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Academy I (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is P.S. # 33 (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey City P.S. # 33
    Grades: PK-4 | 404 students
    0.2 miles
    362 Union St
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6540
    0.2 PK-4 404
  • Jersey City Academy I
    Grades: 6-8 | 507 students
    0.4 miles
    209 Bergen Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6500
    0.4 6-8 507
  • Jersey City Henry Snyder High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 781 students
    0.4 miles
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6600
    0.4 9-12 781
  • Jersey City Ollie Culbreth Junior School
    Grades: PK-8 | 622 students
    0.4 miles
    153 Union St
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.4 PK-8 622
  • Jersey City Gladys Nunery School
    Grades: PK-5 | 379 students
    0.5 miles
    123 Claremont Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6520
    0.5 PK-5 379

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