School 2

  • School 2 serves 593 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • School 2 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • School 2's student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School 2 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School 2 is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1920 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
84%
27%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
1%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in School 2.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.280.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in School 2 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaterson Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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