Brass Castle School

  • Brass Castle School serves 286 students in grades 4-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brass Castle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Brass Castle School's student population of 286 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brass Castle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brass Castle School is 0.33, 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#622 out of 2239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
28%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
81%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.330.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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