Nicholas Oresko Community School

Nicholas Oresko Community School serves 462 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Nicholas Oresko Community School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher 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 89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Nicholas Oresko Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Nicholas Oresko Community School's student population of 462 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Nicholas Oresko Community School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Nicholas Oresko Community School is 0.67, 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
#129 out of 2239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
16%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
50%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBayonne School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nicholas Oresko Community School is Bayonne Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Henry E Harris Community School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bayonne Henry E Harris Community School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 683 students
    0.4 miles
    135 Avenue C
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5945
    0.4 PK-8 683
  • Bayonne Lincoln Community School #5 Math: 29% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 465 students
    0.4 miles
    208 Prospect Avenue
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5973
    0.4 PK-8 465
  • Bayonne Philip G Vroom Community School Math: 36% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 449 students
    0.4 miles
    18 West 26th St
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5956
    0.4 PK-8 449
  • Bayonne Midtown Community School #8 Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,179 student
    0.8 miles
    550 Avenue A
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5984
    0.8 PK-8 1,179
  • Bayonne Walter F. Robinson Community School Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 777 students
    0.8 miles
    95 West 31st Street
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5964
    0.8 PK-8 777

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