Peter Cooper School

  • Peter Cooper School serves 283 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-89% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Peter Cooper School's student population of 283 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peter Cooper School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peter Cooper School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#220 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
88%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peter Cooper School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.220.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRingwood School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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