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Passaic, New Jersey
Passaic County
Passaic City School District
Mario Drago School No. 3 is a public school located in Passaic, New Jersey with 859 students in grades Pre-K-8.
Highlights
Provided teachers with classroom embedded coaching to enhance student literacy and math experiences.
Provided students with an after school academic support program in English/Language Arts and Mathematics.
Provided teachers with classroom embedded coaching to enhance student literacy experiences.
Location
155 Van Houten Avenue
Passaic, NJ 07055
Contact
Principal: Mrs. Diana Kattak
973-470-5503
dkattak@passaicschools.org
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Grades
Pre-K-8
White 2%
Black 5%
Asian 8%
Hispanic 84%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
859
students
Female 46.8%
Male 53.2%
Economically disadvantaged students 100%
Students with disabilities 23%
English learners 20%
Homeless students 1%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
86
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 14%
118
Kindergarten 14%
120
1st Grade 12%
99
2nd Grade 9%
79
3rd Grade 10%
86
4th Grade 10%
85
5th Grade 11%
94
6th Grade 8%
72
7th Grade 7%
57
8th Grade 6%
49
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English & language arts proficiency
35%
of students

Math proficiency
25%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
2.1
Incidents per year
Violence 2
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 16
Total incidents 18
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
59%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 5%
1 to 5 days 26%
6 to 10 days 28%
11 to 15 days 20%
Over 15 days 21%
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Spanish 62.0%
English 30.0%
Gujarati 5.4%
Other 2.6%
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Learn more about Mario Drago School No. 3.

Mission

Vision: Passaic Public Schools will become one of the best school systems in New Jersey. Mission: Passaic Public Schools will provide an excellent education that prepares our students for college and to earn high paying jobs. Focus: Passaic Public Schools will provide all students the opportunity to graduate high school with a career certification and/or a minimum of 15 college credits.

Academics

School No. 3 provides each of our students with an academically rigorous and supportive learning environment. Students learn to read and write through Readers' and Writers' Workshop programs. During the Math block, students learn essential math concepts through center-based and math workshop activities. Students learn science through laboratory activities aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.

Programs

Students at School No. 3 have opportunities to learn beyond the regular school day. Learning begins with Early Drop-Off Tutoring, and continues with After-School programs, Saturday Enrichment, and Summer Academic Support and Enrichment opportunities.

Teachers

Passaic Public Schools places a strong emphasis on adult learning programs. Staff participate in three scheduled professional development days during the school year, and participate in a wide variety of professional learning experiences offered after school and during the summer. During the school day, teachers regularly collaborate and learn as a community during grade level meetings, professional learning communities, and staff meetings.

Supports

Passaic Public Schools provides a wide variety of services and supports to our students. Students identified as English Language Learners receive a variety of instructional learning supports. Students with disabilities have access to many learning support programs and personnel. Students identified as in need of additional academic support receive intervention services and have access to help before and after school.

Parents

At School No. 3 we value parent involvement. We offer monthly parent workshops covering subjects such as homework help and grade level expectations. Parents can contact our Parent Liaison with questions about our school and parent programming.

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School No. 3 serves students in grades PK-8.

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