Katharine D Malone Elementary School

Katharine D Malone Elementary School serves 241 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Katharine D Malone Elementary School operates within the Rockaway Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 241 students has declined by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 241 students
Katharine D Malone Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Katharine D Malone Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Katharine D Malone Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Katharine D Malone Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 10:1 13:1
Katharine D Malone Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.25 0.42
Katharine D Malone Elementary 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.
6%
32%
Katharine D Malone Elementary 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.
1%
5%
Katharine D Malone Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,379 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,913 is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,488 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Rockaway Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,379 918
Rockaway Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $20 MM
Rockaway Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $51 MM $20 MM
Rockaway Township   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $18,913 $19,116
Rockaway Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $19,488 $19,190
Rockaway 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 Park Lake School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Copeland Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Catherine A Dwyer Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • RockawayCopeland Middle School
    3.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 880 students100 Lake Shore Dr
    RockawayNJ 07866
    (973)627-2465
    3.36-8880
  • WhartonCatherine A Dwyer Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 338 students665 Mt Hope Ave
    WhartonNJ 07885
    (973)361-7450
    3.6KG-5338
  • RockawayStony Brook Elementary School
    3.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 352 students44 Stony Brook Rd
    RockawayNJ 07866
    (973)627-2411
    3.7KG-5352
  • RockawayPark Lake School
    Special Education School
    4.1 miles | Grades: Inquire with school | 26 students72 Academy St
    RockawayNJ 07866
    (973)983-1099
    4.1Inquire with school26
  • BoontonRockaway Valley School
    4.2 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 472 students11 Valley Rd
    BoontonNJ 07005
    (973)334-4162
    4.2PK-8472

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