149 Adelaide St
Belleville, NJ 07109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Belleville Ps5 serves 351 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Belleville Ps5 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belleville Ps5's student population of 351 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Belleville Ps5 is ranked within the bottom 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 Belleville Ps5 is 0.49, 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
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1323 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
69%
29%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
16%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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