School 28

Serves grades PK - 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
200 Presidential Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07522
Phone
(973) 321-0280
District
PATERSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
PASSAIC COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
505
Classroom Teachers
39

* School 28 is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 100.0% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

School 28 Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 52
Proficiency in Reading 100 50
Proficiency in Math 100 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 54
Proficiency in Reading 100 57
Proficiency in Math 100 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 51
Proficiency in Reading 100 57
Proficiency in Math 100 46

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 47
Proficiency in Reading 100 55
Proficiency in Math 100 39

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 51
Proficiency in Reading 100 61
Proficiency in Math 100 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.95
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.44
AVG FOR STATE 12.10
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 52 10.3%
Kindergarten 71 14.1%
Grade 1 73 14.5%
Grade 2 16 3.2%
Grade 3 26 5.1%
Grade 4 32 6.3%
Grade 5 49 9.7%
Grade 6 48 9.5%
Grade 7 48 9.5%
Grade 8 36 7.1%
Total 505 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.4% 5.1% 43.9%
Black 32.7% 21.8% 15.7%
Hispanic 51.1% 67.6% 29.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.9% 5.4% 10.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.1% 68.6% 36.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 65.1% 67.0% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 1.6% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 145,800 8,882,190
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,731.9 1,203
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.6% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.1% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 10.7% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 44,748 3,203,864
Single Parent Households With Children 23.9% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 73.4% 89.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 10.8% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.3% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.5% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.8% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.0% 14.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.4% 13.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.3% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 20.8% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,037 $281,542,833 45.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,323 $59,257,407 9.6%
Staff $589 $15,024,801 2.4%
General Administration $298 $7,601,682 1.2%
School Administration $1,118 $28,519,062 4.6%
Operation $1,904 $48,569,136 7.9%
Transportation $453 $11,555,577 1.9%
Other $389 $9,923,001 1.6%
Total Support $7,074 $180,450,666 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,079 $155,069,211 25.1%
Total Expenditures $24,190 $617,062,710 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,015 $15,487,324,159 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,061 $2,897,747,403 9.3%
Staff $593 $834,099,359 2.7%
General Administration $397 $558,620,417 1.8%
School Administration $997 $1,401,340,416 4.5%
Operation $1,911 $2,686,765,332 8.6%
Transportation $754 $1,059,620,211 3.4%
Other $490 $688,604,947 2.2%
Total Support $7,203 $10,126,757,956 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,901 $5,484,201,846 17.6%
Total Expenditures $22,119 $31,098,296,526 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%