Elms Elementary School

780 Patterson Rd,

Jackson, NJ, 08527

Tel: (732)833-4680
Grades: PK-5

759 students

Elms Elementary School serves 759 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Elms Elementary School operates within the Jackson Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 759 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 759 students
Elms Elementary School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Elms Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Elms Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Elms Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
9%
Elms Elementary School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
8%
23%
Elms Elementary School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
5%
17%
Elms Elementary School Black (2004-2012)
White
81%
51%
Elms Elementary School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Elms Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Elms Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.34 0.92
Elms Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
8%
29%
Elms Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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%
6%
Elms Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,477 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jackson Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 9,477 983
Jackson Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $141 MM $20 MM
District Spending $139 MM $19 MM
Jackson Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,469 $20,414
Jackson Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,296 $19,395
Jackson Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jackson Memorial High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Carl W Goetz Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Switlik Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jackson Carl W Goetz Middle School
    835 Patterson Rd
    Jackson , NJ , 08527
    (732)833-4610
    0.3  mi  |  1280  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jackson Switlik Elementary School
    75 West Veterans Hwy
    Jackson , NJ , 08527
    (732)833-4650
    3.8  mi  |  871  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Millstone Township Millstone Township Primary School
    Schoolhouse Rd
    Millstone Township , NJ , 08510
    (732)446-2990
    3.8  mi  |  404  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Clarksburg Millstone Township Elementary School
    18 Schoolhouse Ln
    Clarksburg , NJ , 08510
    (732)446-0890
    3.9  mi  |  346  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Jackson Jackson Memorial High School
    101 Don Connor Blvd
    Jackson , NJ , 08527
    (732)833-4670
    4  mi  |  1762  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Jackson, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.47, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Jackson is Thelma Barker Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.