Camden City School District

1033 Cambridge Street
Camden , NJ 08105
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Camden City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 6,355 students in Camden City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
Public Schools in Camden City School District have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 16% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Camden City School District are Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts High School, Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy and Dr. Henry H. Davis Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Camden City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NJ)
# Schools
19 Schools
2,564 Schools
# Students
6,355 Students
1,342,156 Students
# Teachers
671 Teachers
115,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Camden City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 648 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 62% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#648 out of 652 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Camden City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Camden 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Camden 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
69%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Camden City   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.71
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
62 Students
141,159 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
3,383 Students
412,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
31%
# Black Students
2,795 Students
198,944 Students
% Black Students
44%
15%
# White Students
59 Students
550,269 Students
% White Students
1%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
2,646 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
40 Students
34,254 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
561
37,500
# Students in K Grade:
481
82,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
494
90,889
# Students in 2nd Grade:
528
91,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
460
92,196
# Students in 4th Grade:
465
93,838
# Students in 5th Grade:
400
94,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
435
98,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
415
100,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
395
102,176
# Students in 9th Grade:
319
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
354
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
317
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
322
99,076
# Ungraded Students:
409
55,792

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $63,233 is higher than the state median of $26,132. The school district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $51,304 is higher than the state median of $25,552. The school district spending/student has grown by 24% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NJ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$402 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Camden City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$326 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Camden City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$63,233
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Camden City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$51,304
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Camden City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Camden City School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1626 Copewood Street
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 196 students
Rank: #22.
Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
990 Morgan Boulevard
Camden, NJ 08104
(856) 966-6267
Grades: 6-12
| 290 students
Rank: #33.
Dr. Henry H. Davis Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3425 Cramer Street
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 966-8920
Grades: PK-8
| 321 students
Rank: #44.
Octavio V. Catto Community Family School
Math: 21% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 Westfield Ave
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 966-4097
Grades: PK-8
| 606 students
Rank: #55.
Harry C. Sharp Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
928 North 32nd Street
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 966-8988
Grades: PK-8
| 325 students
Rank: #66.
Alfred Cramer College Preparatory Lab School
Math: 12% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Mickle Street
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 966-8910
Grades: PK-6
| 452 students
Rank: #77.
Yorkship Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1251 Collings Road
Camden, NJ 08104
(856) 966-5110
Grades: PK-8
| 434 students
Rank: #88.
Cooper's Poynt Family School
Math: 10% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 State Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 966-5370
Grades: PK-8
| 407 students
Rank: #99.
Thomas H. Dudley Family School
Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 Berwick Street
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 365-0636
Grades: PK-8
| 404 students
Rank: #1010.
Dr. Ulysses S. Wiggins College Preparatory Lab School
Math: 9% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Mount Vernon Street
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-5120
Grades: PK-8
| 355 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Forest Hill School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1625 Wildwood Avenue
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-8930
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Riletta Twyne Cream Early Childhood Center
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1875 Mulford Street
Camden, NJ 08104
(856) 966-4760
Grades: PK-K
| 85 students
Rank: #1313.
Henry B. Wilson Family School
Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 South 8th Street
Camden, NJ 08104
(856) 966-3691
Grades: PK-8
| 537 students
Rank: #1414.
Camden Big Picture Learning Academy
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1725 Park Boulevard
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-5122
Grades: 6-12
| 175 students
Rank: #1515.
Veterans Memorial Family School
Math: 4% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N 26th Street
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 966-5090
Grades: PK-8
| 337 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Camden High School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1875 Park Boulevard
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 347 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Woodrow Wilson High School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 Federal Street
Camden, NJ 08105
(856) 966-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 562 students
Rank: n/an/a
1602 Pine Street
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-4171
Grades: PK
| 154 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pride Academy
Alternative School
1701 South 6th Street
Camden, NJ 08104
(856) 966-8955
Grades: 6-12
| 63 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 19
  • Enrollment: 6,355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 69% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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