Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28 Elementary School

  • Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28 Elementary School serves 993 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28 Elementary 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28 Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28 Elementary School's student population of 993 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students993 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28 Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28 Elementary School is 0.28, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2063 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
84%
26%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
3%
46%
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Diversity Score0.280.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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