Belleville Ps8

  • Belleville Ps8 serves 431 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Belleville Ps8's student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students431 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Belleville Ps8
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belleville Ps8's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belleville Ps8 is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1851 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belleville Ps8 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)
43%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belleville Ps8 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 Ratio16:112:1
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Asian
3%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Belleville Ps8 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
73%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Belleville Ps8 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belleville Ps8 and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
10%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Belleville Ps8 and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belleville Ps8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.440.43
This chart display the diversity score of Belleville Ps8 and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belleville Ps8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belleville Ps8 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 NameBelleville Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belleville Belleville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 974 students
    0.3 miles
    279 Washington Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5011
    0.3 6-8 974
  • Belleville Belleville Ps3
    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
    0.3 miles
    230 Joralemon St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5013
    0.3 PK-5 305
  • Belleville Belleville Ps10
    Grades: K-5 | 168 students
    0.7 miles
    527 Belleville Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5010
    0.7 K-5 168
  • Belleville Belleville Ps7
    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
    0.8 miles
    20 Passaic Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)532-5017
    0.8 PK-5 389
  • Belleville Belleville Ps5
    Grades: K-5 | 327 students
    0.9 miles
    149 Adelaide St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973)450-3450
    0.9 K-5 327

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