Paulo Freire Charter School

  • Paulo Freire Charter School serves 267 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Paulo Freire Charter School's student population of 267 students has grown by 113% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 212% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paulo Freire Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paulo Freire Charter School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#2117 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paulo Freire Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paulo Freire Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
87%
16%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paulo Freire Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.230.43
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Graduation Rate80-84%
90%
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paulo Freire Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paulo Freire Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaulo Freire Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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