Switlik Elementary School

75 West Veterans Hwy

Jackson, NJ 08527-3497

Grades: KG-5

848 students

Switlik Elementary School serves 848 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Switlik Elementary School operates within the Jackson Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 848 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 848 students
Switlik Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Switlik Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Switlik Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 14:1 12:1
Switlik Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
9%
Switlik Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
3%
24%
Switlik Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
6%
17%
Switlik Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
90%
49%
Switlik Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Switlik 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.
0.19 0.42
Switlik 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.
16%
31%
Switlik 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.
3%
6%
Switlik Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,224 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,469 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 $14,296 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Jackson Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 9,224 922
Jackson Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $141 MM $20 MM
Jackson Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $139 MM $19 MM
Jackson Township   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,469 $20,414
Jackson Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,296 $19,395
Jackson 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 Jackson Memorial High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Manchester Regional Day School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lucy N. Holman Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JacksonJackson Memorial High School
    101 Don Connor Blvd
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4670
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1736 students                      
  • JacksonLucy N. Holman Elementary School
    125 Manhattan St
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4620
    3.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 655 students                      
  • JacksonOcean County Vocational Technical School Jackson C
    Vocational School
    850 Toms River Rd
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)286-5665
    Vocational School

    3.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 3 students                      
  • JacksonManchester Regional Day School
    Special Education School
    890 Toms River Rd
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)928-1500
    Special Education School

    3.5 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 69 students                      
  • JacksonElms Elementary School
    780 Patterson Rd
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4680
    3.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 697 students                      

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