Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy

  • Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy serves 190 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher 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 60-64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy's student population of 190 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy is 0.08, which is less 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#1117 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
96%
16%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.080.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Orange School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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