Soaring Heights

  • Soaring Heights serves 237 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Soaring Heights places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Soaring Heights's student population of 237 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Soaring Heights's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Soaring Heights is 0.64, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#307 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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Asian
51%
10%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
26%
16%
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White
5%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Soaring Heights.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoaraing Heights Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Jersey City Alexander D. Sullivan School
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    0.3 miles
    171 Seaview Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6530
    0.3 PK-5 784
  • Jersey City Infinity Institute
    Grades: 6-12 | 253 students
    0.4 miles
    193 Old Bergen Road
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-1404
    0.4 6-12 253
  • Jersey City Jersey City Community Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 561 students
    0.5 miles
    128 Danforth Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)433-2288
    0.5 K-8 561
  • Jersey City P.S. # 20
    Grades: PK-5 | 685 students
    0.5 miles
    160 Danforth Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6470
    0.5 PK-5 685
  • Jersey City Ezra L. Nolan School
    Grades: 6-8 | 262 students
    0.6 miles
    88 Gates Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    (201)915-6570
    0.6 6-8 262

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Soaring Heights was the best experience that could be given to a student both academically and socially. Once you get to high school you sill notice that most of the lesson plans were already taught by Soaring Heights, making it very preparatory. It's small atmosphere helps establish a strong healthy bond amongst the peers and teachers and the strict environment helps students follow regulations and procedures. A majority of the students are very well behaved because of the strict environment and personally I have become a disciplined individual who is eager to learn. All my appreciation goes to Soaring Heights and I wish I could go back because only now can I truly appreciate it.
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When I used to attend this school, it was strict beyond belief, I am not sure if it still is because I no longer keep any contact with it but if it still is, the policies are unbelievable and the kids have no ability to have fun majority of the time. The academics were not the greatest either, I found myself lost in all of my classes after attending this school due to the lack of academic procedures. Unless you want your child to be full on academics (not the best although) then I do not recommend this school unless the system has changed through these years of my absence.
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