Uptown School Complex

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
323 Madison Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Uptown School Complex serves 572 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower 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 12% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Uptown School Complex 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Uptown School Complex places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Uptown School Complex's student population of 572 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Uptown School Complex is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Uptown School Complex is 0.51, 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
#2201 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
33%
29%
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Black
62%
15%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Uptown School Complex 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 NameAtlantic City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Uptown School Complex is Atlantic City High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pennsylvania Ave School (0.3 miles away)
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The Principal and Vice Principal at uptown along with staff are always willing to make time for all concerns,! The Parent Center is there for all needs. Uptown School have a new PAC Agenda and Need All Parents Input for a new school year,,,
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