PROFICIENCY 23% 57% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #31 of 73 in Jersey City
  • Ranked #144 of 3390 in New Jersey
Proficiency Averages
29%Jersey City
52%New Jersey

President Barack Obama Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Jersey City School District" in Jersey City, NJ. There are a total of 452 students and 42 teachers at President Barack Obama Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

President Barack Obama Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 57% lower than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At President Barack Obama Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

4<= 10%
8<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

President Barack Obama Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
White 2.5% 10.9% 50.4% 51.1%
Black 66.0% 34.3% 15.0% 15.9%
Asian 5.8% 16.9% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.1% 36.4% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.6% 0.7% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 1.5% 3.1%

Jersey City demographics profile

StatisticJersey CityNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)17,6861,21591
Median age33.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%56%55%
Speak English47%69%79%
Speak Spanish23%16%13%

Education level achieved in Jersey City

IndexJersey CityNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade85.5%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college62.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.1%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters17.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The President Barack Obama Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.