Bogota Public School District


The Bogota Public School District in New Jersey serves students from preschool through 12th grade across 4 schools, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The district's student population is diverse, with Hispanic students making up the largest racial group.

Among the standout schools in the district, Bogota Junior/Senior High School excels in English Language Arts, with over 70% of 9th graders scoring proficient or better on the NJSLA exams. However, the school struggles with Mathematics, with only around 12% of 8th and 9th graders scoring proficient or better. In contrast, Lillian M. Steen Elementary School has strong performance in both English Language Arts and Mathematics, with over 50% of students scoring proficient or better on the NJSLA exams.

Across the district, there are concerns about equity and access, with high rates of free and reduced-price lunch eligibility, ranging from 46% to 55%. Additionally, chronic absenteeism is an issue, particularly at the elementary level, with Lillian M. Steen having the highest rate at 15.8%. The district also faces significant variations in per-student spending, from $8,428 at Lillian M. Steen to $14,677 at E. Roy Bixby Elementary School, suggesting a need to examine resource allocation and ensure equitable distribution of funding.

District Detail

 1 Henry C. Luthin Place
Bogota, NJ 07603

 (201) 441-4800

SchoolDigger Rank:
332nd of 615 New Jersey districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,258

Primary Schools: 2
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

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