Central Elementary School

400 Ridgedale Ave,

East Hanover, NJ, 07936-1492

Tel: (973)887-0358
Grades: 3-5

364 students

Central Elementary School serves 364 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Central Elementary School operates within the East Hanover Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 364 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 364 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Central Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Central Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
9%
Central Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
23%
Central Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
1%
17%
Central Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
84%
51%
Central Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Central Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Central 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.
0.29 0.66
Central 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.
n/a
29%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2007)
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.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,099 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name East Hanover Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,099 919
District Total Revenue $20 MM $20 MM
East Hanover Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $19 MM
East Hanover Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,321 $20,414
East Hanover Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,098 $19,395
East Hanover 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 Hanover Park High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Hanover Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frank J Smith Elementary School (1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East Hanover East Hanover Middle School
    477 Ridgedale Ave
    East Hanover , NJ , 07936
    (973)887-8810
    0.4  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • East Hanover Frank J Smith Elementary School
    27 Green Dr
    East Hanover , NJ , 07936
    (973)887-5650
    1  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • East Hanover Hanover Park High School
    63 Mt Pleasant Ave
    East Hanover , NJ , 07936
    (973)887-0300
    1.6  mi  |  832  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Livingston Riker Hill Elementary School
    31 Blackstone Dr
    Livingston , NJ , 07039
    (973)535-8000
    2.3  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Roseland Lester C Noecker Elementary School
    Passaic Ave
    Roseland , NJ , 07068
    (973)226-7644
    2.3  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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