George Washington Academy School No. 1

  • George Washington Academy School No. 1 serves 628 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower 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 21% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • George Washington Academy School No. 1 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • George Washington Academy School No. 1's student population of 628 students has declined by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 54% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Washington Academy School No. 1 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Washington Academy School No. 1 is 0.54, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2054 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of George Washington Academy School No. 1 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
56%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in George Washington Academy School No. 1 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
38%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in George Washington Academy School No. 1 and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
5%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Washington Academy School No. 1.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.540.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in George Washington Academy School No. 1 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Washington Academy School No. 1 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 NameElizabeth School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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