Whiton Elementary School

Whiton Elementary School serves 706 students in grades PK - 3.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Whiton Elementary School operates within the Branchburg Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 706 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 96% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 706 students
Whiton Elementary School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Whiton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Whiton Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Whiton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 12:1 13:1
Whiton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Asian
9%
9%
Whiton Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
6%
24%
Whiton Elementary School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
3%
16%
Whiton Elementary School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
77%
49%
Whiton Elementary School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
5%
1%
Whiton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.40 0.42
Whiton Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
4%
32%
Whiton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
1%
5%
Whiton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Branchburg Township School District's student population of 1,636 students has decreased by 38% over five years.
The revenue/student of $25,445 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $24,609 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Branchburg Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,636 918
Branchburg Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $20 MM
Branchburg Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $45 MM $20 MM
Branchburg Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $25,445 $19,116
Branchburg Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $24,609 $19,190
Branchburg Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hillsborough High School (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Branchburg Central Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bradley Gardens Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • SomervilleBranchburg Central Middle School
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    1.9 miles
    220 Baird Rd
    SomervilleNJ 08876
    (908)526-1415
    1.96-8570
  • SomervilleStony Brook School
    Grades: 4-5 | 360 students
    2.4 miles
    136 Cedar Grove Rd
    SomervilleNJ 08876
    (908)722-2400
    2.44-5360
  • BridgewaterBradley Gardens Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 285 students
    3.4 miles
    148 Pine St
    BridgewaterNJ 08807
    (908)725-8444
    3.4KG-4285
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    Grades: 4-5 | 405 students
    3.4 miles
    52 Readington Rd
    Whitehouse StationNJ 08889
    (908)823-0454
    3.44-5405
  • Whitehouse StationReadington Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 709 students
    3.5 miles
    48 Readington Rd
    Whitehouse StationNJ 08889
    (908)534-2113
    3.56-8709

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