Menlo Park Elementary School

155 Monroe Ave

Edison, NJ 08820-3773

Grades: KG-5

803 students

Menlo Park Elementary School serves 803 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Menlo Park Elementary School operates within the Edison Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 803 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 803 students
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Menlo Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more 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 16:1 12:1
Menlo Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
69%
9%
Menlo Park Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
24%
Menlo Park Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
17%
Menlo Park Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
19%
49%
Menlo Park Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Menlo Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Menlo Park 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.
0.49 0.42
Menlo Park 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.
9%
31%
Menlo Park Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Menlo Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,317 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,406 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,200 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Edison Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
2
Number of Students Managed 14,317 922
Edison Township School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $20 MM
Edison Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $213 MM $19 MM
Edison Township School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,406 $20,414
Edison Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,200 $19,395
Edison 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 Metuchen High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodrow Wilson Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodbrook Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MetuchenMetuchen High School
    400 Grove Ave
    MetuchenNJ 08840
    (732)321-8743
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 641 students                      
  • EdisonWoodrow Wilson Middle School
    50 Woodrow Wilson Dr
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2870
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 912 students                      
  • EdisonJohn P. Stevens High School
    855 Grove Ave
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2800
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2140 students                      
  • EdisonWoodbrook Elementary School
    15 Robin Rd
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2901
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 895 students                      
  • EdisonJohn Adams Middle School
    1081 New Dover Rd
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2920
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 846 students                      

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