Woodcrest Elementary School

Woodcrest Elementary School serves 429 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Woodcrest Elementary School operates within the Cherry Hill Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 429 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 429 students
Woodcrest Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Woodcrest Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Woodcrest Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 12:1
Woodcrest Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
9%
Woodcrest Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
23%
Woodcrest Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
17%
Woodcrest Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
51%
Woodcrest Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.50 0.41
Woodcrest Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
2%
29%
Woodcrest Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Woodcrest Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,250 students has grown by 24% over five years.
School District Name Cherry Hill Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
2
Number of Students Managed 14,250 983
Cherry Hill Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $189 MM $20 MM
Cherry Hill Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $187 MM $19 MM
Cherry Hill Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,497 $20,414
Cherry Hill Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,297 $19,395
Cherry Hill 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 Cherry Hill High East (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rosa International Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horace Mann Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cherry Hill Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rosa International Middle School
    485 Browning Ln
    Cherry Hill , NJ , 08003
    (856)616-8787
    0.8  mi  |  807  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Cherry Hill Horace Mann Elementary School
    Walt Whitman Blvd
    Cherry Hill , NJ , 08003
    (856)428-1144
    0.8  mi  |  289  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Cherry Hill Bret Harte Elementary School
    Queen Anne Dr
    Cherry Hill , NJ , 08003
    (856)795-0515
    1  mi  |  411  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Cherry Hill James Johnson Elementary School
    Kresson Rd
    Cherry Hill , NJ , 08034
    (856)428-8848
    1  mi  |  446  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Cherry Hill Cherry Hill Regional School
    Alternative School
    210 Evesham Rd
    Cherry Hill , NJ , 08003
    (856)795-0282
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Did You Know?
Cherry Hill, 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 0.49, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Cherry Hill is Clara Barton Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.