Berkeley Elementary School

Berkeley Elementary School serves 459 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 36% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Berkeley Elementary School 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 13:1 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 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Berkeley Elementary School's student population of 459 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students459 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Berkeley Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Berkeley Elementary School 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 Berkeley Elementary School 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1891 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
52%
29%
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Black
29%
15%
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White
10%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berkeley Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Berkeley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomfield Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Berkeley Elementary School is Bloomfield Technical (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Orange Stem Academy High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Watsessing Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomfield Bloomfield Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 509 students
    0.2 miles
    209 Franklin Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 412-2206
    0.2 9-12 509
  • Bloomfield Watsessing Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 323 students
    0.5 miles
    71 Prospect Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 680-8570
    0.5 K-6 323
  • Bloomfield Carteret Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 415 students
    0.6 miles
    158 Grove Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 680-8580
    0.6 K-6 415
  • Bloomfield Fairview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 550 students
    0.6 miles
    376 Berkeley Avenue
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 680-8550
    0.6 PK-6 550
  • Belleville Belleville Ps4
    Grades: PK-5 | 319 students
    0.8 miles
    30 Magnolia St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5014
    0.8 PK-5 319

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