Elms Elementary School

780 Patterson Rd

Jackson, NJ 08527-3497

Grades: PK-5

697 students

Elms Elementary School serves 697 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Elms Elementary School operates within the Jackson Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 697 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 697 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
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 0.32 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 14:1 12:1
Asian
4%
9%
Hispanic
9%
24%
Black
5%
17%
White
82%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.32 0.42
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.
9%
31%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,224 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Jackson Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 9,224 922
District Total Revenue $141 MM $20 MM
District Spending $139 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,469 $20,414
District Spending / Student $14,296 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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
  • JacksonCarl W. Goetz Middle School
    835 Patterson Rd
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4610
    0.3 mi | 1206 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JacksonSwitlik Elementary School
    75 West Veterans Hwy
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4650
    3.8 mi | 848 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Millstone TownshipMillstone Township Primary School
    Schoolhouse Rd
    Millstone TownshipNJ 08510
    (732)786-0950
    3.8 mi | 438 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Millstone TownshipMillstone Township Elementary School
    308 Millstone Rd
    Millstone TownshipNJ 08510
    (732)786-0950
    3.9 mi | 296 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • JacksonJackson Memorial High School
    101 Don Connor Blvd
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4670
    4 mi | 1736 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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