1049 Central Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Cedarbrook Elementary School serves 665 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Cedarbrook Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower 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 27% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 665 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cedarbrook Elementary School's student population of 665 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
665 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Cedarbrook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Cedarbrook Elementary School is 0.50, 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
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2029 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
59%
31%
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Black
40%
15%
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White
n/a
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 665 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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