School 3

  • School 3 serves 434 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 28% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • School 3 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • School 3's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School 3 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School 3 is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1906 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
94%
27%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
1%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in School 3.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.120.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in School 3 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 Community Charter School Of Paterson Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 892 students
    0.3 miles
    75 Spruce St
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973)413-2057
    0.3 K-8 892
  • Paterson Dale Avenue
    Grades: PK-1 | 341 students
    0.3 miles
    21 Dale Ave
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973)321-0410
    0.3 PK-1 341
  • Paterson Alternative High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
    0.4 miles
    5 Colt Street
    Paterson, NJ 07505
    (973)321-0570
    0.4 9-12 179
  • Paterson Garrett Morgan Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
    0.4 miles
    200 Grand Street
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973)321-2540
    0.4 9-12 179
  • Paterson Alexander Hamilton Academy
    Grades: K-8 | 563 students
    0.5 miles
    11 27 16th Avenue
    Paterson, NJ 07501
    (973)321-0320
    0.5 K-8 563

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