Atlantic City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools in Atlantic City School District, serving 7,016 students. Atlantic City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Public schools in Atlantic City School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 55% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Atlantic City School District are Richmond Avenue School, Sovereign Avenue School and Chelsea Heights School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameAtlantic City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.acboe.org
School District Phone Number(609) 343-7200
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
# of Schools11 Schools2,593 Schools
# of Students7,016 Students1,370,037 Students
# of Teachers614 Teachers113,509 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1

District Comparison

Atlantic City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 654 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 67% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#585 out of 655 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Atlantic City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atlantic City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atlantic City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Atlantic City   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.680.70
# of American Indian Students16 Students1,764 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1,167 Students139,807 Students
% Asian Students
17%
10%
# of Hispanic Students3,000 Students387,558 Students
% Hispanic Students
43%
29%
# of Black Students2,352 Students205,579 Students
% Black Students
33%
15%
# of White Students339 Students605,321 Students
% White Students
5%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students60 Students2,908 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students82 Students27,100 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:51040,174
# of Students in Kindergarten:54990,834
# of Students in 1st Grade:51094,517
# of Students in 2nd Grade:48894,807
# of Students in 3rd Grade:49198,088
# of Students in 4th Grade:50299,118
# of Students in 5th Grade:478100,315
# of Students in 6th Grade:49299,690
# of Students in 7th Grade:44998,862
# of Students in 8th Grade:430100,569
# of Students in 9th Grade:557103,043
# of Students in 10th Grade:464100,115
# of Students in 11th Grade:44798,802
# of Students in 12th Grade:40397,710
# of Ungraded Students:24653,393

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $27,266 is higher than the state median of $24,433. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,362 is less than the state median of $24,452. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$191 MM$23 MM
This chart display total revenue of Atlantic City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$171 MM$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Atlantic City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$27,266$24,433
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Atlantic City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$24,362$24,452
This chart display average spending per public school student in Atlantic City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Atlantic City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Richmond Avenue School Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4115 Ventnor Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7250

    Grades: PK-8 | 715 students
  • Sovereign Avenue School Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3205 Arctic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7260

    Grades: PK-8 | 736 students
  • Chelsea Heights School Math: 28% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4101 Filbert Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7272

    Grades: PK-8 | 367 students
  • Brighton Avenue School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 N. Brighton Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-3150

    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
  • Texas Avenue School Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2523 Arctic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7350

    Grades: K-8 | 560 students
  • Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1700 Marmora Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7380

    Grades: PK-8 | 599 students
  • Atlantic City High School Math: 11% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 N Albany Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,882 student
  • Pennsylvania Ave School Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7290

    Grades: PK-8 | 559 students
  • New York Avenue School Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    411 N New York Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7280

    Grades: PK-8 | 605 students
  • Uptown School Complex Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    323 Madison Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 344-8809

    Grades: PK-8 | 572 students
  • Venice Park School
    1601 N Penrose Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7270

    Grades: PK | 75 students
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