School 16

  • School 16 serves 725 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • School 16 placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • School 16's student population of 725 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students725 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School 16 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School 16 is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2036 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
89%
28%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
2%
44%
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Diversity Score0.200.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in School 16 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaterson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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