School 28

  • School 28 serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (which is higher 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 96% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • School 28's student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School 28 is ranked within the top 1% 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 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School 28 is 0.62, 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 (16-17)#3 out of 2234 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
52%
28%
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Black
32%
15%
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White
4%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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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