PROFICIENCY 31% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%University Heights Charter School
43%New Jersey

University Heights Charter School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "University Heights Charter School" in Newark, NJ. There are a total of 547 students and 55 teachers at University Heights Charter School, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 420 free lunch students and 55 reduced lunch students.

University Heights Charter School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 28% lower than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch420
Reduced lunch55


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 University Heights 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

7<= 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.

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University Heights Charter School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 0.4% 0.4% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 88.5% 88.5% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.4% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.5% 9.5% 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 1.3% 1.3% 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 University Heights Charter School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.