Berkeley Elementary School

  • Berkeley Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher 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 80-84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 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 55%.

School Overview

  • Berkeley Elementary School's student population of 297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berkeley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berkeley Elementary School is 0.62, 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#90 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berkeley Elementary School 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)80-84%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berkeley 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 Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
27%
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Black
6%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Berkeley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
56%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.620.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Berkeley Elementary School 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
3%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestwood Regional School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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