School 8

  • School 8 serves 603 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • School 8 operates within the Paterson Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 603 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 603 students
School 8 Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % School 8 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
School 8 Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade School 8 Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
School 8 Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
School 8 Asian Students (1993-1995)
Hispanic
90%
25%
School 8 Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
6%
16%
School 8 Black Students (1990-2015)
White
4%
48%
School 8 White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
School 8 Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups School 8 All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.42
School 8 Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
31%
School 8 Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
School 8 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

  • Paterson Public School District's student population of 25,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,761 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,477 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Paterson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
2
Number of Students Managed 25,037 954
Paterson Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $585 MM $20 MM
Paterson Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $578 MM $20 MM
Paterson Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $23,761 $21,422
Paterson Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $23,477 $21,053
Paterson Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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