Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts

  • Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts serves 278 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts operates within the Paterson Public School District.
  • Paterson Public School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 278 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 278 students
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Total Students (1990-2015)
Gender % Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 13:1
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Asian Students (1989-2011)
Hispanic
56%
25%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
43%
16%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Black Students (1990-2015)
White
1%
48%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.42
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
31%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Rosa L. Parks School Of Fine And Performing Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

  • Paterson Public School District's student population of 25,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,761 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,477 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Paterson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
2
Number of Students Managed 25,037 954
Paterson Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 94%
Paterson Public School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $585 MM $20 MM
Paterson Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $578 MM $20 MM
Paterson Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $23,761 $21,422
Paterson Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $23,477 $21,053
Paterson Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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