Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School

  • Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School serves 420 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School's student population of 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#330 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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Asian
26%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
66%
46%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne Township Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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