Academy I School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
209 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Phone
(201) 915-6500
District
JERSEY CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
HUDSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
507
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.3% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Academy I School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 48
Proficiency in Reading 91 55
Proficiency in Math 88 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 93 51
Proficiency in Reading 96 61
Proficiency in Math 90 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 42
Proficiency in Reading 86 58
Proficiency in Math 14.3 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.91
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.98
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 143 28.2%
Grade 7 157 31.0%
Grade 8 153 30.2%
Total 507 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 14.7% 13.0% 45.8%
Black 23.0% 28.9% 16.0%
Hispanic 16.6% 39.0% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 44.4% 18.2% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 0.9% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.1% 74.8% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.0% 68.6% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 6.1% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 265,932 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,649.3 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.7% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.0% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 45.7% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.5% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 10.1% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 100,049 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 13.0% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.5% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.6% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 18.4% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.2% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.5% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.8% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.9% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 14.2% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,788 $379,004,544 50.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,351 $64,624,288 8.5%
Staff $646 $17,757,248 2.3%
General Administration $435 $11,957,280 1.6%
School Administration $997 $27,405,536 3.6%
Operation $2,484 $68,280,192 9.0%
Transportation $548 $15,063,424 2.0%
Other $405 $11,132,640 1.5%
Total Support $7,867 $216,248,096 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,865 $161,217,120 21.3%
Total Expenditures $27,520 $756,469,760 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%