Chaplain Charles Watters School

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School serves 769 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 28% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Chaplain Charles Watters School 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School's student population of 769 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students769 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chaplain Charles Watters School is 0.70, which is equal to 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#2075 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
10%
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Hispanic
31%
28%
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Black
43%
15%
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White
13%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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