20 Passaic Ave
Belleville, NJ 07109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Belleville Ps7 serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Belleville Ps7 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 27% (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 39% (which is lower than 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 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belleville Ps7's student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Belleville Ps7 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 Ps7 is 0.64, 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
#1810 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
54%
29%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
25%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
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: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 30%)

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