Great Oaks Legacy Charter School

Great Oaks Legacy Charter School serves 1,445 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Great Oaks Legacy 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower 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 42% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

Great Oaks Legacy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Great Oaks Legacy Charter School's student population of 1,445 students has grown by 197% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students1,445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

Great Oaks Legacy 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 Great Oaks Legacy Charter School is 0.22, 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
#1648 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
10%
Hispanic
11%
29%
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Black
88%
15%
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White
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44%
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.70
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Oaks Legacy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Great Oaks Legacy Charter School is North Star Academy Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Maria Varisco Rogers Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark Maria Varisco Rogers Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 551 students
    0.1 miles
    18 Heller Parkway, 243 Woodsid
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 481-9001
    0.1 K-8 551
  • Newark North Star Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 4,866 students
    0.3 miles
    10 Washington Place
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 642-0101
    0.3 K-12 4,866
  • Newark Central High School Math: 2% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 853 students
    0.4 miles
    250 18th Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973) 733-6378
    0.4 9-12 853
  • Newark Early Childhood School - North
    Grades: PK | 158 students
    0.4 miles
    24 Crane Street
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 733-6234
    0.4 PK 158
  • Newark Mckinley Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 860 students
    0.4 miles
    1 Colonnade Pl
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 268-5270
    0.4 PK-8 860

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