Bret Harte Elementary School
Bret Harte Elementary School serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bret Harte Elementary 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 76% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Students: 358 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 36%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in NJ
- Math Proficiency: 61% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 76% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education
Bret Harte Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Bret Harte Elementary School's student population of 358 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bret Harte 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 Bret Harte Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#533 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
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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