Foundation Academy Charter School

363 West State Street
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Foundation Academy Charter School serves 1,036 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Foundation Academy Charter 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Foundation Academy Charter School's student population of 1,036 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,036 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Foundation Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Foundation Academy Charter School is 0.52, which is less 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 Testing Rank
#1123 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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10%
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Hispanic
46%
29%
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Black
52%
15%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.70
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFoundation Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Foundation Academy Charter School is Trenton Central High School - West Campus (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Luis Munoz-rivera Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parker Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Trenton Parker Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    0.1 miles
    820 S Warren St
    Trenton, NJ 08611
    (609) 656-4880
    0.1 K-5 473
  • Trenton Robbins Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 544 students
    0.6 miles
    283 Tyler Street
    Trenton, NJ 08609
    (609) 656-4910
    0.6 K-5 544
  • Trenton Trenton Central High School - West Campus Math: ≤1% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 761 students
    0.6 miles
    1001 West State St
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 656-4770
    0.6 9-12 761
  • Trenton Grant Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
    0.8 miles
    159 N Clinton Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08609
    (609) 656-4730
    0.8 PK-5 503
  • Trenton Luis Munoz-rivera Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 447 students
    0.8 miles
    400 N Montgomery Street
    Trenton, NJ 08618
    (609) 656-4840
    0.8 6-8 447

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