Bret Harte Elementary School

  • Bret Harte Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 70% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Bret Harte Elementary School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bret Harte Elementary 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 diversity score of Bret Harte Elementary School is 0.49, 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 Testing Rank#573 out of 2239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
70%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.490.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Hill School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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