Classical Academy Charter School

  • Classical Academy Charter School serves 118 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Classical Academy Charter School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Classical Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Classical Academy Charter School's student population of 118 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Classical Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Classical Academy Charter School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
1%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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Asian
24%
10%
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Hispanic
40%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Classical Academy Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
6%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Classical Academy Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
30%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Classical Academy Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.700.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Classical Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Classical Academy Charter Of Clifton Inc. School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Classical Academy Charter School is Garrett Morgan Academy (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is School 8 (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is School #5 (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clifton School #5
    Grades: K-5 | 382 students
    0.3 miles
    136 Valley Road
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973)470-2386
    0.3 K-5 382
  • Paterson School 8
    Grades: K-8 | 580 students
    0.5 miles
    35 Chadwick Street
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973)321-0080
    0.5 K-8 580
  • Paterson Charles J Riley School 9
    Grades: K-8 | 1148 students
    0.7 miles
    6 Timothy Street
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973)321-0090
    0.7 K-8 1148
  • Paterson Garrett Morgan Academy
    Grades: 9-12
    0.9 miles
    200 Grand Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973)321-2540
    0.9 9-12 n/a
  • Paterson School 3
    Grades: K-8 | 401 students
    0.9 miles
    448 Main Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973)321-0030
    0.9 K-8 401

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