Martin Center For The Arts

  • Martin Center For The Arts serves 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (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 19% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Martin Center For The Arts 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 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Martin Center For The Arts's student population of 428 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Center For The Arts 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 Martin Center For The Arts is 0.51, which is less 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#2157 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
29%
29%
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Black
64%
15%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJersey City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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