School 27

  • School 27 serves 843 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 35% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • School 27 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.

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School Overview

  • School 27's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School 27 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 27 is 0.58, 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#1778 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
14%
10%
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Hispanic
64%
27%
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Black
17%
16%
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White
5%
45%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score0.580.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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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