Classical Academy Charter School

  • Classical Academy Charter School serves 118 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher 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 85-89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 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 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Classical Academy Charter School's student population of 118 students has grown by 1375% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 71% 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 Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Classical Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 1:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Classical Academy Charter School is 0.71, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#88 out of 2234 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
23%
10%
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Hispanic
43%
28%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
15%
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White
22%
44%
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Diversity Score0.710.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 School Of Clifton Inc. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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