Chaplain Charles Watters School

  • Chaplain Charles Watters School serves 908 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), 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 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 908 students
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Chaplain Charles Watters School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Chaplain Charles Watters School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Chaplain Charles Watters School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
25%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
n/a
16%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
n/a
48%
Chaplain Charles Watters School White Students (1989-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Chaplain Charles Watters School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
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.
0.65 0.42
Chaplain Charles Watters School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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 (1992-2015)
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 (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District's student population of 27,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $25,743 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,804 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 27,810 954
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $710 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2014)
District Spending $711 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1995-2014)
District Revenue / Student $25,743 $21,422
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $25,804 $21,053
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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