School 21

  • School 21 serves 751 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (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 11% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School 21 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • School 21's student population of 751 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students751 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2220 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Hispanic
74%
27%
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Black
26%
16%
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White
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in School 21 and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in School 21.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.390.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in School 21 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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in School 21 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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  • Paterson School 1
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    0.5 miles
    1 East 32nd Street
    Paterson, NJ 07514
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  • Paterson School 10
    Grades: PK-8 | 607 students
    0.5 miles
    48 Mercer Street
    Paterson, NJ 07524
    (973)321-0100
    0.5 PK-8 607
  • Paterson School 13
    Grades: K-8 | 545 students
    0.5 miles
    690 East 23rd St
    Paterson, NJ 07504
    (973)321-0130
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  • Paterson School 26
    Grades: K-8 | 569 students
    0.5 miles
    1 East 32nd Street
    Paterson, NJ 07514
    (973)321-0260
    0.5 K-8 569

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