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 12:1.
  • 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 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students603 students
School 8 Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %School 8 Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
School 8 Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSchool 8 Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
School 8 Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
All Ethnic GroupsSchool 8 All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ 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.
0.190.68
School 8 Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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 (1993-2015)
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 (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Paterson Public School District's student population of 25,037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,234 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,918 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePaterson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
2
Number of Students Managed25,037954
Paterson Public School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$571 MM$20 MM
Paterson Public School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$588 MM$20 MM
Paterson Public School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$23,234$19,116
Paterson Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$23,918$19,190
Paterson Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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