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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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
488
Classroom Teachers
43

* 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 92 52
Proficiency in Reading 90 51
Proficiency in Math 93 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 53
Proficiency in Reading 100 57
Proficiency in Math 100 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 52
Proficiency in Reading 100 57
Proficiency in Math 100 48

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 48
Proficiency in Reading 100 55
Proficiency in Math 100 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 99 51
Proficiency in Reading 97 61
Proficiency in Math 100 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.35
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.74
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 55 11.3%
Kindergarten 70 14.3%
Grade 1 79 16.2%
Grade 2 16 3.3%
Grade 3 30 6.1%
Grade 4 29 5.9%
Grade 5 34 7.0%
Grade 6 37 7.6%
Grade 7 44 9.0%
Grade 8 40 8.2%
Total 488 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 5.5% 4.9% 45.8%
Black 29.1% 22.4% 16.0%
Hispanic 58.4% 68.0% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.0% 4.5% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 82.6% 74.9% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.3% 71.9% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 3.0% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 147,890 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,971.8 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.8% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.4% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.2% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.0% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 10.6% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 43,786 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 24.4% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 72.6% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 10.3% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.7% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.5% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.5% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.8% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.2% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 22.4% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,935 $271,362,960 42.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,361 $58,590,576 9.1%
Staff $686 $17,023,776 2.6%
General Administration $302 $7,494,432 1.2%
School Administration $1,114 $27,645,024 4.3%
Operation $2,217 $55,017,072 8.5%
Transportation $134 $3,325,344 0.5%
Other $492 $12,209,472 1.9%
Total Support $7,307 $181,330,512 28.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,825 $194,185,200 30.0%
Total Expenditures $26,067 $646,878,672 100.0%
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%