Ezra L. Nolan School

  • Ezra L. Nolan School serves 262 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (which is lower 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 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ezra L. Nolan 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ezra L. Nolan School's student population of 262 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ezra L. Nolan School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ezra L. Nolan School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2184 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
28%
27%
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Black
57%
16%
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White
5%
45%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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