The Barack Obama Green Charter High School

35 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Bottom 50%
Serving 231 students in grades 9-12, The Barack Obama Green Charter High School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in NJ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

The Barack Obama Green Charter High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

The Barack Obama Green Charter High School's student population of 231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The Barack Obama Green Charter High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1656 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
63%
32%
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Black
35%
15%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
This chart display the diversity score of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and public school graduation rate of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Barack Obama Green Charter High School's ranking?
The Barack Obama Green Charter High School is ranked #1656 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are The Barack Obama Green Charter High School often compared to?
The Barack Obama Green Charter High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Academy For Urban Leadership Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
What is the graduation rate of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School?
The graduation rate of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School is 95%, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 88%.
How many students attend The Barack Obama Green Charter High School?
231 students attend The Barack Obama Green Charter High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School?
The Barack Obama Green Charter High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does The Barack Obama Green Charter High School offer ?
The Barack Obama Green Charter High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is The Barack Obama Green Charter High School part of?
The Barack Obama Green Charter High School is part of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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