PROFICIENCY 11% 74% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
11%Paulo Freire Charter School
43%New Jersey

Paulo Freire Charter School is a school servicing grades 9 to 11 and is located in the district of "Paulo Freire Charter School" in Newark, NJ. There are a total of 197 students and 18 teachers at Paulo Freire Charter School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 98 free lunch students and 9 reduced lunch students.

Paulo Freire Charter School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 11.0%, which is 74% lower than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch98
Reduced lunch9


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Paulo Freire Charter 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

All<= 5%
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School15-19%

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.

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Paulo Freire Charter School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 0.0% 0.0% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 91.1% 91.1% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.7% 5.7% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 3.3% 1.5% 3.1%

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Newark demographics profile

StatisticNewarkNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)11,603191
Median age33.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%56%55%
Speak English54%69%79%
Speak Spanish32%16%13%

Education level achieved in Newark

IndexNewarkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade72.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school69.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college37.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Paulo Freire Charter School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.