Avalon Elementary School
Avalon Elementary School serves 73 students in grades 5-8.
Avalon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
Avalon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Avalon Elementary School's student population of 73 students has grown by 69% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Avalon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Avalon Elementary School is 0.20, 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 Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#815 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education
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