Jersey City Golden Door Charter School

Jersey City Golden Door Charter School serves 569 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 53% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jersey City Golden Door 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 14:1 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 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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 569 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Jersey City Golden Door 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 Golden Door Charter School is 0.71, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1334 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
40%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
29%
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Black
24%
15%
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White
9%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City Golden Door Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Jersey City Golden Door Charter School is M.e.t.s. Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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