Jersey City Community Charter School

  • Jersey City Community Charter School serves 561 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 35% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Jersey City Community Charter School's student population of 561 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jersey City Community Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jersey City Community Charter School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1639 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jersey City Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
27%
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Black
68%
16%
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White
4%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jersey City Community Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.470.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jersey City Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City Community Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jersey City Infinity Institute
    Grades: 6-12 | 253 students
    0.1 miles
    193 Old Bergen Road
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-1404
    0.1 6-12 253
  • Jersey City P.S. # 20
    Grades: PK-5 | 685 students
    0.1 miles
    160 Danforth Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6470
    0.1 PK-5 685
  • Jersey City Alexander D. Sullivan School
    Grades: PK-5 | 784 students
    0.4 miles
    171 Seaview Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6530
    0.4 PK-5 784
  • Jersey City P.S. # 34
    Grades: PK-8 | 482 students
    0.4 miles
    1830 Kennedy Blvd
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6550
    0.4 PK-8 482
  • Jersey City Ezra L. Nolan School
    Grades: 6-8 | 262 students
    0.5 miles
    88 Gates Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6570
    0.5 6-8 262

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