The Gray Charter School

Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
The Gray Charter School serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The Gray Charter School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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 55%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students336 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of The Gray Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

The Gray Charter School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 2239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:112:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Gray Charter 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
14%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Gray Charter 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 NameGray Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to The Gray Charter School is Arts High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lafayette Street School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark Lafayette Street School Math: 42% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,187 student
    0.3 miles
    205 Lafayette St
    Newark, NJ 07105
    (973) 465-4860
    0.3 PK-8 1,187
  • Newark Oliver Street School Math: 42% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,042 student
    0.4 miles
    86 Oliver St
    Newark, NJ 07105
    (973) 465-4870
    0.4 PK-8 1,042
  • Newark Discovery Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 114 students
    0.5 miles
    240 Halsey St
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 623-0222
    0.5 4-8 114
  • Newark Arts High School Math: 17% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 685 students
    0.6 miles
    550 M L King Blvd
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 733-7391
    0.6 7-12 685
  • Newark Newark Educators Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 291 students
    0.6 miles
    9-11 Hill St
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 732-3848
    0.6 PK-4 291

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