Bret Harte Elementary School

1909 Queen Anne Dr.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 358 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Bret Harte Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 20% in NJ
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bret Harte Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Bret Harte Elementary School's student population of 358 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Bret Harte Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bret Harte Elementary School is 0.61, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
#302 out of 2183 schools
(Top 20%)
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35-39%
26%
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70-74%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
32%
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Black
10%
15%
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White
59%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bret Harte Elementary School's ranking?
Bret Harte Elementary School is ranked #302 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Bret Harte Elementary School?
358 students attend Bret Harte Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Bret Harte Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bret Harte Elementary School?
Bret Harte Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bret Harte Elementary School offer ?
Bret Harte Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Bret Harte Elementary School part of?
Bret Harte Elementary School is part of Cherry Hill School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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