Number 17 Elementary School served 151 students in grades 2-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 2-4
Total Students
151 students
This chart display total students of Number 17 Elementary School by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Number 17 Elementary School by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Number 17 Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Number 17 Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Number 17 Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
50%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Number 17 Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
48%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Number 17 Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
1%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Number 17 Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Number 17 Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Number 17 Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Number 17 Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Number 17 Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Number 17 Elementary School?

151 students attend Number 17 Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

50% of Number 17 Elementary School students are Hispanic, 48% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Number 17 Elementary School?

Number 17 Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.

What grades does Number 17 Elementary School offer ?

Number 17 Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-4

What school district is Number 17 Elementary School part of?

Number 17 Elementary School is part of Paterson Public School District.

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