Cedarbrook Elementary School

1049 Central Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 667 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Cedarbrook Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to 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 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Top 30% in NJ
  • : 40-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Cedarbrook Elementary School's student population of 667 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
667 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Cedarbrook Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
#638 out of 2183 schools
(Top 30%)
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40-59%
26%
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40-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cedarbrook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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%
32%
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Black
39%
15%
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White
1%
40%
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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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0.50
This chart display the diversity score of Cedarbrook Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cedarbrook Elementary School's ranking?
Cedarbrook Elementary School is ranked #638 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Cedarbrook Elementary School?
667 students attend Cedarbrook Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Cedarbrook Elementary School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are Black, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cedarbrook Elementary School?
Cedarbrook Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cedarbrook Elementary School offer ?
Cedarbrook Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Cedarbrook Elementary School part of?
Cedarbrook Elementary School is part of Plainfield Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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