Nicholas Oresko Community School

  • Nicholas Oresko Community School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 55%.

School Overview

  • Nicholas Oresko Community School's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nicholas Oresko Community School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nicholas Oresko Community School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#117 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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Asian
16%
10%
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Hispanic
30%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
50%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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