School 18

  • School 18 serves 998 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 32% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • School 18 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 15:1 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 18's student population of 998 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School 18 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 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School 18 is 0.26, 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#1956 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
85%
28%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
2%
44%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in School 18. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.260.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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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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    1.0 miles
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  • Paterson School 21
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    1.0 miles
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