Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20

  • Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20 serves 860 students in grades 2-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20 placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20's student population of 860 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-8
Total Students860 students
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers

School Comparison

  • Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20 is ranked within the top 50% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20 is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. 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#789 out of 2234 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
Asian
1%
10%
Hispanic
90%
27%
Black
6%
16%
White
3%
45%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No 20.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.190.69
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
33%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePassaic City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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