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For the 2021 school year, there are 55 public schools in Paterson, NJ, serving 28,362 students. Paterson has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Paterson, NJ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Paterson have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Jersey public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Paterson, NJ are School 28, School 19 and Alexander Hamilton Academy. 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), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is more than the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Top Paterson, NJ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • School 28 Math: 97% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    200 Presidential Boulevard
    Paterson, NJ 07522
    (973) 321-0280

    Grades: PK-8 | 506 students
  • School 19 Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    31 James Street
    Paterson, NJ 07502
    (973) 321-0190

    Grades: K-4 | 371 students
  • Alexander Hamilton Academy Math: 48% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11 27 16th Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0320

    Grades: K-8 | 552 students
  • Norman S Weir Math: 49% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    152 College Boulevard
    Paterson, NJ 07505
    (973) 321-0750

    Grades: K-8 | 280 students
  • School 1 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 East 32nd Street
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (973) 321-0490

    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
  • John P. Holland Charter School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    190 Oliver Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 345-2212

    Grades: PK-8 | 351 students
  • Paterson Arts And Science Charter School Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    764 11the Ave
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (862) 336-1550

    Grades: K-9 | 694 students
  • Charles J Riley School 9 Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6 Timothy Street
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973) 321-0090

    Grades: PK-8 | 819 students
  • Community Charter School Of Paterson Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    75 Spruce St
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 413-2057

    Grades: K-8 | 909 students
  • Roberto Clemente Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    434 Rosa Parks Blvd
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0340

    Grades: K-5 | 329 students
  • School 5 Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    430 Totowa Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07502
    (973) 321-0050

    Grades: K-5 | 690 students
  • Paterson Charter School For Science/technology Charter School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    276 Wabash Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973) 247-0600

    Grades: K-12 | 1,349 student
  • School 29 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    88 Danforth Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0290

    Grades: K-4 | 325 students
  • School 2 Math: 25% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    22 Passaic Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0020

    Grades: K-8 | 550 students
  • School 24 Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Nineteenth Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07513
    (973) 321-0160

    Grades: PK-8 | 829 students
  • School 27 Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    250 Richmond Ave
    Paterson, NJ 07502
    (973) 321-0270

    Grades: PK-6 | 843 students
  • School 7 Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    106 Ramsey Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0070

    Grades: 5-8 | 221 students
  • School Of Health Science Math: 6-9% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5-7 Colt St
    Paterson, NJ 07505
    (973) 321-0560

    Grades: 9-12 | 267 students
  • Don Bosco Academy Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    764 11th Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (973) 321-0580

    Grades: 6-8 | 710 students
  • Urban Leadership Academy Math: 30-39% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    112 N 5th Street
    Paterson, NJ 07522
    (973) 321-2520

    Grades: K-4 | 112 students
  • School 25 Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    287 Trenton Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973) 321-0250

    Grades: K-8 | 554 students
  • Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    413 12th Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (973) 321-0520

    Grades: 9-12 | 263 students
  • School 18 Math: 19% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    51 E 18th Street
    Paterson, NJ 07524
    (973) 321-0180

    Grades: PK-8 | 998 students
  • Dr. Hani Awadallah School Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 Marshall Street
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973) 321-1000

    Grades: K-8 | 678 students
  • International High School Math: 9% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Grand Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-2280

    Grades: 9-12 | 511 students
  • School 26 Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 East 32nd Street
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (973) 321-0260

    Grades: K-8 | 500 students
  • School 3 Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    448 Main Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0030

    Grades: K-8 | 403 students
  • School 16 Math: 15% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11 22nd Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07513
    (973) 321-1000

    Grades: PK-8 | 725 students
  • School 14 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    522 Union Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07522
    (973) 321-0140

    Grades: K-4 | 218 students
  • School Of Earth And Space Science Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 Memorial Drive
    Paterson, NJ 07505
    (973) 321-2290

    Grades: 9-12 | 226 students
  • New Roberto Clemente Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    482-506 Market Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0240

    Grades: 6-8 | 504 students
  • School 13 Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    690 East 23rd St
    Paterson, NJ 07504
    (973) 321-0130

    Grades: K-8 | 503 students
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    851 E 28th Street
    Paterson, NJ 07513
    (973) 321-0300

    Grades: K-8 | 691 students
  • Garrett Morgan Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Grand Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-2540

    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
  • Edward W Kilpatrick Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    295-315 Ellison Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0330

    Grades: PK-3 | 345 students
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