Jersey City Golden Door Charter School

  • Jersey City Golden Door Charter School serves 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (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 52% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jersey City Golden Door Charter School's student population of 550 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jersey City Golden Door Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jersey City Golden Door Charter School is 0.72, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1299 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jersey City Golden Door 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 Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
37%
10%
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Hispanic
28%
27%
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Black
26%
16%
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White
9%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.720.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City Golden Door Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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