55 Liberty Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
The Gray Charter School serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The Gray Charter School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

The Gray Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

The Gray Charter School's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
336 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The Gray Charter School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of The Gray Charter School is 0.58, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#97 out of 2221 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
54%
29%
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Black
36%
15%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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