Abington Avenue School

  • Abington Avenue School serves 983 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Abington Avenue School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Abington Avenue School's student population of 983 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students983 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Abington Avenue School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Abington Avenue School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#1549 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
80%
29%
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Black
15%
15%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.340.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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