Aura Elementary School

  • Aura Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Aura Elementary School's student population of 337 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aura Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aura Elementary School is 0.45, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1034 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Aura Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aura Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
72%
45%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aura Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aura Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElk Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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