Belmont Runyon Elementary School

  • Belmont Runyon Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (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 11% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Belmont Runyon Elementary School's student population of 519 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belmont Runyon Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belmont Runyon Elementary School is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2178 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belmont Runyon Elementary School 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 Ratio13:112:1
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
87%
16%
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White
1%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belmont Runyon Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.230.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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