Clifton Ave Grade School

Clifton Ave Grade School serves 852 students in grades 1 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Clifton Ave Grade School operates within the Lakewood Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 852 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 852 students
Clifton Ave Grade School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Clifton Ave Grade School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Clifton Ave Grade School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Clifton Ave Grade School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Clifton Ave Grade School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
84%
24%
Clifton Ave Grade School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
10%
16%
Clifton Ave Grade School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
6%
49%
Clifton Ave Grade School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Clifton Ave Grade School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.28 0.42
Clifton Ave Grade School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
32%
Clifton Ave Grade School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Clifton Ave Grade School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,710 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $28,086 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,196 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Lakewood Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 5,710 918
Lakewood Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $149 MM $20 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $144 MM $20 MM
Lakewood Township School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $28,086 $19,116
Lakewood Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $27,196 $19,190
Lakewood Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakewood High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakewood Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ella G Clarke Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • LakewoodElla G Clarke Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 557 students455 Manetta Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3620
    0.91-5557
  • LakewoodLakewood Early Childhood Center
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 247 students100 Linden Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)886-3775
    1.1PK-KG247
  • LakewoodLakewood High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1049 students855 Somerset Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3502
    1.19-121049
  • LakewoodLakewood Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1087 students755 Somerset Ave
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3600
    1.16-81087
  • LakewoodSpruce Street Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 1022 students90 Spruce St
    LakewoodNJ 08701
    (732)905-3660
    1.7KG-11022

School Reviews

I love C.A.G.S now that im going to middle school IM going to miss everyone but my teacher most of all he is Mr.Sulkowski ! I his student sheyla
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/04/14

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