Mahatma K. Gandhi School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (201)915-6490
  • Mahatma K. Gandhi School serves 1,445 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Mahatma K. Gandhi School operates within the Jersey City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students1,445 students
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Mahatma K. Gandhi School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeMahatma K. Gandhi School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
35%
10%
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
23%
26%
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
18%
16%
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
24%
46%
Mahatma K. Gandhi School White Students (1988-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMahatma K. Gandhi School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.740.69
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
33%
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Mahatma K. Gandhi School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • Jersey City School District's student population of 27,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,656 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,093 is higher than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameJersey City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed27,488921
Jersey City School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$666 MM$19 MM
Jersey City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$678 MM$19 MM
Jersey City School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$24,656$20,569
Jersey City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$25,093$20,942
Jersey City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  6/29/2016
I just graduated today!! I'm going to miss this school so much. They have awesome teachers who will care about you. I grew up in this school from starting 3rd grade at 9 years old to finishing 8th grade at 14 years old. Good Luck future graduates. Congratulations class of 2016, we made it!!!!!!!! - A proud P.S #23 Graduate
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New Jersey public schools have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in New Jersey is The Ethical Community Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.