Alexander Hamilton Academy

Unclaimed
5/10
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Reviews
13
Grades
K-8
Students
560
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Math
35%
State avg: 39%
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English
46%
State avg: 50%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Students
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Hispanic
68%
Black
30%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
<1%
White
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
530 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
71%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
11 27 16th Ave
Paterson, NJ 07501
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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