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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • 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
466
Classroom Teachers
42

* 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

100 80 60 40 20 0
90%
52%
90%
49%
90%
54%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

100 80 60 40 20 0
95%
53%
95%
56%
95%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

100 80 60 40 20 0
95%
51%
95%
57%
95%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

100 80 60 40 20 0
95%
47%
95%
55%
95%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
95%
52%
95%
61%
95%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

100 80 60 40 20 0
95%
53%
95%
61%
95%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
11
14
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 66 14.2%
Kindergarten 88 18.9%
Grade 1 1 0.2%
Grade 2 19 4.1%
Grade 3 30 6.4%
Grade 4 30 6.4%
Grade 5 45 9.7%
Grade 6 38 8.2%
Grade 7 44 9.4%
Grade 8 44 9.4%
Total 466 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.7% 5.3% 42.0%
Black 24.5% 20.7% 15.4%
Hispanic 55.8% 68.0% 31.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.1% 6.0% 10.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 58.2% 63.6% 34.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.3% 62.2% 29.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 1.4% 4.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 145,484 9,288,994
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,695.7 1,258
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.9% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.8% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.3% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.3% 27.5%
65 OR OLDER 11.7% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 45,627 3,272,054
Single Parent Households With Children 24.2% 9.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 76.1% 90.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 11.5% 40.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.1% 25.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.6% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.2% 14.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.3% 12.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.9% 9.9%
$15,000 or less 17.2% 7.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,241 $279,451,260 42.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,852 $70,900,720 10.7%
Staff $1,234 $30,677,240 4.6%
General Administration $318 $7,905,480 1.2%
School Administration $1,216 $30,229,760 4.6%
Operation $2,059 $51,186,740 7.7%
Transportation $655 $16,283,300 2.5%
Other $483 $12,007,380 1.8%
Total Support $8,817 $219,190,620 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,522 $162,136,920 24.5%
Total Expenditures $26,580 $660,778,800 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,889 $16,397,790,534 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,355 $3,247,692,321 9.7%
Staff $826 $1,139,283,538 3.4%
General Administration $441 $607,811,946 1.8%
School Administration $1,079 $1,488,315,589 4.4%
Operation $2,068 $2,852,610,543 8.5%
Transportation $841 $1,160,215,377 3.5%
Other $540 $745,147,198 2.2%
Total Support $8,150 $11,241,230,566 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,259 $5,874,271,672 17.5%
Total Expenditures $24,298 $33,513,259,268 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%