Belleville Ps8

183 Union Ave
Belleville, NJ 07109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Belleville Ps8 serves 442 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Belleville Ps8 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belleville Ps8's student population of 442 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Belleville Ps8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belleville Ps8 is 0.44, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1367 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
73%
29%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
9%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.440.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelleville School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belleville Ps8 is Belleville High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Belleville Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belleville Belleville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 973 students
    0.3 miles
    279 Washington Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5011
    0.3 6-8 973
  • Belleville Belleville Ps3
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    0.3 miles
    230 Joralemon St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5013
    0.3 PK-5 344
  • Belleville Belleville Ps10
    Grades: K-5 | 171 students
    0.7 miles
    527 Belleville Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5010
    0.7 K-5 171
  • Belleville Belleville Ps7
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    0.8 miles
    20 Passaic Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5017
    0.8 PK-5 381
  • Newark Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 841 students
    0.8 miles
    120 Manchester Place
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 268-5210
    0.8 PK-8 841

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