North Star Academy Charter School
North Star Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
- Category Attribute
- Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
- Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
- Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%)
- North Star Academy Charter School's student population of 4,866 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 283 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|School Type||Charter School|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School (2010)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Total Students||4,866 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||283 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- North Star Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (NJ)|
|Overall School Rank (16-17)||#425 out of 2234 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||12:1|
|Two or more races||n/a|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||North Star Academy Charter School District|
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North Star Academy is the best school I have ever attended. The dedication and support from the teachers and students push me to strive for my best. North Star Academy is a great school for someone who wants to make something out of their life, and attend the best college possible.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - nadre
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