Chaplain Charles Watters School

Chaplain Charles Watters School serves 891 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Chaplain Charles Watters School operates within the Jersey City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 891 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 891 students
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Chaplain Charles Watters School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Chaplain Charles Watters School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
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 0.66 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
14%
9%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
23%
24%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
51%
16%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
11%
49%
Chaplain Charles Watters School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Chaplain Charles Watters School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
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.
0.66 0.42
Chaplain Charles Watters School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
71%
32%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
5%
5%
Chaplain Charles Watters School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Jersey City School District's student population of 27,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $24,084 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 $24,511 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 27,571 918
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $666 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2014)
District Spending $678 MM $20 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1995-2014)
District Revenue / Student $24,084 $19,116
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,511 $19,190
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high 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 CityP.S. # 33
    Grades: PK-4 | 398 students
    0.2 miles
    362 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6540
    0.2PK-4398
  • Jersey CityAcademy I
    Grades: 6-8 | 461 students
    0.4 miles
    209 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6500
    0.46-8461
  • Jersey CityHenry Snyder High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 938 students
    0.4 miles
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6600
    0.49-12938
  • Jersey CityOllie Culbreth Junior School
    Grades: PK-7 | 563 students
    0.4 miles
    153 Union St
    Jersey CityNJ 07304
    (201)915-6430
    0.4PK-7563
  • Jersey CityGladys Nunery School
    Grades: PK-5 | 402 students
    0.5 miles
    123 Claremont Ave
    Jersey CityNJ 07305
    (201)915-6520
    0.5PK-5402

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