Washington Community School #9

  • Washington Community School #9 serves 684 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher 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 40% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Washington Community School #9's student population of 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Community School #9 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Community School #9 is 0.67, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1446 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
39%
28%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
41%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBayonne School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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