Paterson Charter School For Science/technology

  • Paterson Charter School For Science/technology serves 1,068 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower 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 40% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Paterson Charter School For Science/technology placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower 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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Paterson Charter School For Science/technology places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Paterson Charter School For Science/technology's student population of 1,068 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,068 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paterson Charter School For Science/technology is ranked within the bottom 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 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paterson Charter School For Science/technology is 0.50, 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#1840 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Hispanic
61%
27%
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Black
36%
16%
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White
3%
45%
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Diversity Score0.500.69
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaterson Charter School For Science And Technology School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Paterson Charles J Riley School 9
    Grades: PK-8 | 846 students
    0.5 miles
    6 Timothy Street
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973)321-0090
    0.5 PK-8 846
  • Paterson School 25
    Grades: K-8 | 571 students
    0.5 miles
    287 Trenton Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    (973)321-0250
    0.5 K-8 571
  • Clifton School #4
    Grades: K-5 | 181 students
    0.6 miles
    194 West Second Street
    Clifton, NJ 07011
    (973)470-2382
    0.6 K-5 181
  • Clifton School #1
    Grades: K-5 | 287 students
    0.8 miles
    158 Park Slope
    Clifton, NJ 07011
    (973)470-2370
    0.8 K-5 287
  • Clifton School #11
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    0.8 miles
    147 Merselis Avenue
    Clifton, NJ 07011
    (973)470-2401
    0.8 K-5 469

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