Berkeley Elementary School

  • Berkeley Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher 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 85-89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Berkeley Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Berkeley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Berkeley Elementary School's student population of 292 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berkeley Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berkeley Elementary School is 0.62, 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 School Rank#93 out of 2239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
23%
28%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
56%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestwood Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Westwood Roberge Elementary School
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    0.8 miles
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  • Westwood Brookside Elementary School
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    1.0 miles
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  • Hillsdale George G White
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