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For the 2021 school year, there are 51 public schools in Paterson Public School District, serving 25,059 students. Paterson Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Public schools in Paterson Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (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 Paterson Public School District 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.

Overview

School District NamePaterson Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.paterson.k12.nj.us
School District Phone Number(973) 321-1000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
# of Schools51 Schools2,593 Schools
# of Students25,059 Students1,370,037 Students
# of Teachers1,940 Teachers113,509 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1

District Comparison

Paterson Public 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 85% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#606 out of 655 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Paterson Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paterson Public   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)
17%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paterson Public   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
85%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Paterson Public   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.500.70
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,764 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1,403 Students139,807 Students
% Asian Students
6%
10%
# of Hispanic Students16,820 Students387,558 Students
% Hispanic Students
67%
29%
# of Black Students5,556 Students205,579 Students
% Black Students
22%
15%
# of White Students1,273 Students605,321 Students
% White Students
5%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students7 Students2,908 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a27,100 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:60240,174
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,95790,834
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,89994,517
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,95794,807
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,97898,088
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,95299,118
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,889100,315
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,81399,690
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,79598,862
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,764100,569
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,492103,043
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,581100,115
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,57698,802
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,42197,710
# of Ungraded Students:1,38353,393

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $24,789 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 $24,625 is higher 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$621 MM$23 MM
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Spending$617 MM$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Paterson Public   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$24,789$24,433
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Paterson Public   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$24,625$24,452
This chart display average spending per public school student in Paterson Public   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.

Paterson Public School District 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • School 20 Math: 7% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 East 37th Street
    Paterson, NJ 07504
    (973) 321-0200

    Grades: K-8 | 463 students
  • School 8 Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    35 Chadwick Street
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973) 321-0080

    Grades: K-8 | 482 students
  • School 6 Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    137 Carroll Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0060

    Grades: K-8 | 528 students
  • School 15 Math: 11% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    98 Oak Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973) 321-0150

    Grades: PK-5 | 656 students
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