Buckshutem Road School

  • Buckshutem Road School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Buckshutem Road School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

School Overview

  • Buckshutem Road School's student population of 474 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buckshutem Road School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Buckshutem Road School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2075 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buckshutem Road School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Buckshutem Road School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
25%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buckshutem Road School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
4%
46%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buckshutem Road School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.460.43
This chart display the diversity score of Buckshutem Road School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Buckshutem Road School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buckshutem Road School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeton City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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