Pride Charter School

117 Elmwood Ave
East Orange, NJ 07018
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 299 students in grades 5-8, Pride Charter School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pride Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Pride Charter School's student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
299 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Pride Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pride Charter School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1451 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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23%
36%
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46%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pride 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 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pride Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
32%
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Black
92%
15%
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White
n/a
40%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pride Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pride Charter School's ranking?
Pride Charter School is ranked #1451 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Pride Charter School?
299 students attend Pride Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Pride Charter School students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pride Charter School?
Pride Charter School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pride Charter School offer ?
Pride Charter School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Pride Charter School part of?
Pride Charter School is part of PRIDE Academy Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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