Central Elementary School

281 Route 46
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central Elementary School serves 218 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 73%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 69%) for the 2009-10 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 218 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.33, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
87%
73%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
67%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
13%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
81%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.330.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Meadows Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Elementary School is Warren Regional School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Great Meadows Regional Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Great Meadows Great Meadows Regional Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 263 students
    0.1 miles
    273 Route 46
    Great Meadows, NJ 07838
    (908) 637-4584
    0.1 6-8 263
  • Great Meadows Liberty Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 207 students
    1.8 miles
    334 Mountain Lake Road
    Great Meadows, NJ 07838
    (908) 637-4115
    1.8 3-5 207
  • Oxford Oxford Central School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 281 students
    3.9 miles
    17 Kent Street
    Oxford, NJ 07863
    (908) 453-4101
    3.9 PK-8 281
  • Hope Hope Township School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 145 students
    4.7 miles
    320 Johnsonburg Road
    Hope, NJ 07844
    (908) 459-4242
    4.7 PK-8 145
  • Port Murray Mansfield Township Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 629 students
    4.7 miles
    50 Port Murray Road
    Port Murray, NJ 07865
    (908) 689-3212
    4.7 PK-6 629

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