The Barack Obama Green Charter High School

  • The Barack Obama Green Charter High School serves 243 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The Barack Obama Green Charter High School 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 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The Barack Obama Green Charter High School's student population of 243 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Barack Obama Green Charter High School 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 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • 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 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1926 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
63%
28%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
34%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Barack Obama Green Charter High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.490.70
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
33%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Barack Obama Green Charter High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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