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: 2016 (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
492
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 99.9% 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 87 51
Proficiency in Reading 87 50
Proficiency in Math 87 52

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 51
Proficiency in Reading 100 55
Proficiency in Math 100 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 52
Proficiency in Reading 100 58
Proficiency in Math 100 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 47
Proficiency in Reading 100 52
Proficiency in Math 100 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 93 48
Proficiency in Reading 95 57
Proficiency in Math 91 38

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.44
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.22
AVG FOR STATE 12.25
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 56 11.4%
Kindergarten 75 15.2%
Grade 1 86 17.5%
Grade 2 12 2.4%
Grade 3 20 4.1%
Grade 4 21 4.3%
Grade 5 36 7.3%
Grade 6 39 7.9%
Grade 7 38 7.7%
Grade 8 51 10.4%
Total 492 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 3.4% 4.4% 46.7%
Black 30.9% 21.9% 16.3%
Hispanic 59.0% 69.8% 27.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.5% 3.9% 9.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 73.6% 72.4% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 69.3% 69.5% 31.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 2.9% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 146,894 8,944,469
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,857.5 1,212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.5% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.4% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.9% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 10.3% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 43,769 3,195,014
Single parent households with children 24.5% 10.3%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 71.4% 88.9%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 10.4% 37.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.9% 19.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 7.9% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.9% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.8% 15.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.5% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 21.0% 11.7%
$15,000 or less 23.9% 9.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,396 $255,720,808 44.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,249 $55,320,902 9.6%
Staff $844 $20,760,712 3.6%
General Administration $293 $7,207,214 1.2%
School Administration $987 $24,278,226 4.2%
Operation $2,086 $51,311,428 8.9%
Transportation $639 $15,718,122 2.7%
Other $441 $10,847,718 1.9%
Total Support $7,540 $185,468,920 32.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,541 $136,297,518 23.6%
Total Expenditures $23,477 $577,487,246 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,038 $14,104,894,942 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,830 $2,571,073,476 9.1%
Staff $549 $771,800,306 2.7%
General Administration $386 $543,049,578 1.9%
School Administration $879 $1,234,639,970 4.4%
Operation $1,866 $2,621,788,598 9.3%
Transportation $709 $995,790,458 3.5%
Other $439 $616,851,082 2.2%
Total Support $6,657 $9,354,921,729 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,311 $4,652,962,368 16.6%
Total Expenditures $20,006 $28,112,850,433 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%