Robert Treat Academy Charter School

  • Robert Treat Academy Charter School serves 651 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Robert Treat Academy Charter School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 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 54%.

Top Placements

Robert Treat Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Robert Treat Academy Charter School's student population of 651 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Robert Treat Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Robert Treat Academy Charter School is 0.50, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#178 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
63%
26%
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Black
33%
16%
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White
3%
46%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRobert Treat Academy Charter School District

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Baseball, Boys' and Girls' Basketball, Chorus, Debate Team, Drama, Orchestra, Soccer, Stand & Deliver, Student Council, T-Ball.
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Children must be Newark residents to be eligible for enrollment.
  • Children must be five years old on or before October 1 to be eligible for the kindergarten lottery.
  • In accordance with the NJ Charter School Act of 1995, siblings of existing students are given preference in enrollment.

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