Washington Community School #9

191 Avenue B
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington Community School #9 serves 647 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Washington Community School #9 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower 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 37% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington Community School #9 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Washington Community School #9's student population of 647 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
647 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Community School #9 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Washington Community School #9 is 0.71, which is equal to 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
#1444 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
10%
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Hispanic
37%
32%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
36%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Community School #9's ranking?
Washington Community School #9 is ranked #1444 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Washington Community School #9 often compared to?
Washington Community School #9is often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Community School #5, Woodrow Wilson Community School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Washington Community School #9?
647 students attend Washington Community School #9.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Washington Community School #9 students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, 11% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Community School #9?
Washington Community School #9 has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Washington Community School #9 offer ?
Washington Community School #9 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Washington Community School #9 part of?
Washington Community School #9 is part of Bayonne School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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