Betsy Ross Elementary School

  • Betsy Ross Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Betsy Ross Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Betsy Ross Elementary School's student population of 217 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Betsy Ross Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Betsy Ross Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#9 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
15%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
72%
46%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMahwah Township Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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