Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School serves 359 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower 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 51%.
Central Elementary School operates within the East Hanover Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 359 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 359 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Central Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 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 11:1 12:1
Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
10%
9%
Central Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
24%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
84%
49%
Central Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Central Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.28 0.42
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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
31%
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 1,060 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,321 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,098 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name East Hanover Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,060 922
East Hanover Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $20 MM
East Hanover Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $19 MM
East Hanover Township   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,321 $20,414
East Hanover Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,098 $19,395
East Hanover Township   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East HanoverEast Hanover Middle School
    477 Ridgedale Ave
    East HanoverNJ 07936
    (973)887-8810
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 392 students                      
  • East HanoverFrank J Smith Elementary School
    27 Green Dr
    East HanoverNJ 07936
    (973)887-5650
    1 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 309 students                      
  • East HanoverHanover Park High School
    63 Mt Pleasant Ave
    East HanoverNJ 07936
    (973)887-0300
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 894 students                      
  • LivingstonRiker Hill Elementary School
    31 Blackstone Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    2.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 418 students                      
  • RoselandLester C Noecker Elementary School
    Passaic Ave
    RoselandNJ 07068
    (973)226-7644
    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 455 students                      

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