Unity Charter School

1 Evergreen Place, Suite A
Morristown, NJ 07960
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Unity Charter School serves 239 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Unity Charter School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Unity Charter School's student population of 239 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Unity Charter School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Unity Charter School is 0.70, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#246 out of 2183 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
11%
32%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
49%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Unity Charter School is a tuition-free, public school in Morris Township that integrates the values of sustainability into a vigorous academic program. Enrollment is open to all New Jerseyresidentsfrom Kindergarten to 8thGrade.
  • In addition to a strong commitment to the Common Core Curriculum Standards and demonstrated academic success, Unity Charter School is dedicated to developing student leaders for the 21st Century. Our integrated curriculum supports mastery of multi-dimensional abilities while developing well balanced, and confident students. We value and provide unique opportunities for students to develop critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills as well as encourage self exploration and creativity. Through class meetings and Democratic Governance, students are empowered to use their voice, impact change, and be of service to others through community outreach initiatives.
  • Unity Charter School students are held to high academic standards and this is evidenced by successful performance on state wide standardized tests where 80% of our students demonstrate proficiency in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.
  • The deadline for our admissions lottery is January 14, 2015 at 4:30pm for the 2015-16 school year. The lottery will be held January 20, 2015 at 7pm. Applications received after the deadline are accepted and added to the wait list in the order received. For information about our open houses or to download an application, please visitwww.unitycharterschool.org/application-for-enrollment/

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Unity Charter School's ranking?
Unity Charter School is ranked #246 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Unity Charter School?
239 students attend Unity Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Unity Charter School students are White, 18% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 9% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Unity Charter School?
Unity Charter School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Unity Charter School offer ?
Unity Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Unity Charter School part of?
Unity Charter School is part of Unity Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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