Menlo Park Elementary School

155 Monroe Ave

Edison, NJ 08820-3773

Tel: (732)452-2910
Grades KG-5
827 students
Menlo Park Elementary School serves 827 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher 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%.
Menlo Park Elementary School operates within the Edison Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 827 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 827 students
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Menlo Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Menlo Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more 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 16:1 13:1
Menlo Park 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.
0.46 0.42
Menlo Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
12%
32%
Menlo Park Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
4%
5%
Menlo Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Edison Township School District's student population of 14,521 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,243 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,781 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Edison Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
2
Number of Students Managed 14,521 898
Edison Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $232 MM $20 MM
Edison Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $225 MM $20 MM
Edison Township School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $16,243 $19,116
Edison Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $15,781 $19,190
Edison Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
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 Metuchen High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodrow Wilson Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodbrook Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MetuchenMetuchen High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 625 students
    0.7 miles
    400 Grove Ave
    MetuchenNJ 08840
    (732)321-8743
    0.79-12625
  • EdisonWoodrow Wilson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 974 students
    1.2 miles
    50 Woodrow Wilson Dr
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2870
    1.26-8974
  • EdisonJohn P. Stevens High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2122 students
    1.3 miles
    855 Grove Ave
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2800
    1.39-122122
  • EdisonWoodbrook Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 921 students
    1.3 miles
    15 Robin Rd
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2901
    1.3KG-5921
  • EdisonJames Madison Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 622 students
    1.5 miles
    838 New Dover Rd
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2960
    1.53-5622

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