Betty Mcelmon Elementary School
Betty Mcelmon Elementary School serves 319 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Betty Mcelmon Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 319 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
- Minority Enrollment: 24%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in NJ
- Math Proficiency: 75-79% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education
Betty Mcelmon Elementary School's student population of 319 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Betty Mcelmon Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Betty Mcelmon Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#538 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education
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