Menlo Park Elementary School

155 Monroe Ave

Edison, NJ 08820-3773

Tel: (732)452-2910
Grades: KG-5

807 students

Menlo Park Elementary School serves 807 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Menlo Park Elementary School operates within the Edison Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 807 students
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Menlo Park Elementary School 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 0.52 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 14:1 12:1
Menlo Park Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
66%
9%
Menlo Park Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
23%
Menlo Park Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
17%
Menlo Park Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
21%
51%
Menlo Park 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.
0.52 0.41
Menlo Park 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.
11%
29%
Menlo Park 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.
3%
6%
Menlo Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Edison Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
2
Number of Students Managed 14,224 983
Edison Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $20 MM
Edison Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $213 MM $19 MM
Edison Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,406 $20,414
Edison Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,200 $19,395
Edison 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 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 Students Grades
  • MetuchenMetuchen High School
    400 Grove Ave
    MetuchenNJ 08840
    (732)321-8743
    0.7 mi | 613 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EdisonWoodrow Wilson Middle School
    50 Woodrow Wilson Dr
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2870
    1.2 mi | 892 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • EdisonJ P Stevens High School
    855 Grove Ave
    EdisonNJ 08817
    (732)452-2800
    1.3 mi | 2169 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EdisonWoodbrook Elementary School
    15 Robin Rd
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2901
    1.3 mi | 868 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • EdisonJohn Adams Middle School
    1081 New Dover Rd
    EdisonNJ 08820
    (732)452-2920
    1.5 mi | 798 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Edison, 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 0.21, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Edison is Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.