Mario Drago School # 3

  • Mario Drago School # 3 serves 821 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 28% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mario Drago School # 3 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 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Mario Drago School # 3 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Mario Drago School # 3's student population of 821 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students821 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Mario Drago School # 3
Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mario Drago School # 3 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 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mario Drago School # 3 is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. 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#1858 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mario Drago School # 3 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mario Drago School # 3 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mario Drago School # 3 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
84%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mario Drago School # 3 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
5%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mario Drago School # 3 and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mario Drago School # 3 and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mario Drago School # 3.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.290.69
This chart display the diversity score of Mario Drago School # 3 and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mario Drago School # 3 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mario Drago School # 3 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePassaic City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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