Jersey City Community Charter School

Jersey City Community Charter School serves 588 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 38% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jersey City Community 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jersey City Community Charter School's student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Jersey City Community 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 Jersey City Community Charter School is 0.48, 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
#1803 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
27%
29%
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Black
67%
15%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.480.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City Community Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Jersey City Community Charter School is Infinity Institute (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr. May Angelou Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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