School 20

  • School 20 serves 498 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (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 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • School 20's student population of 498 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2148 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Hispanic
59%
27%
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Black
41%
16%
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White
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in School 20 and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 20.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.490.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in School 20 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in School 20 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 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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