200 Presidential Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07522
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
School 28 serves 466 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
School 28 placed in the top 1% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

School 28 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School 28's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

School 28 is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of School 28 is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 2183 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
56%
31%
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Black
24%
15%
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White
7%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is School 28's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).

How many students attend School 28?

466 students attend School 28.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

56% of School 28 students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 13% of students are Asian, and 7% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of School 28?

School 28 has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.

What grades does School 28 offer ?

School 28 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is School 28 part of?

School 28 is part of Paterson Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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