Uptown School Complex

  • Uptown School Complex serves 616 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (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 14% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Uptown School Complex's student population of 616 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Uptown School Complex's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Uptown School Complex is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2117 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Uptown School Complex 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)
14%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Uptown School Complex 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
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
31%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Uptown School Complex and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
66%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Uptown School Complex and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Uptown School Complex and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Uptown School Complex.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.470.43
This chart display the diversity score of Uptown School Complex and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Uptown School Complex and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlantic City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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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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