Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School serves 332 students in grades 3 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Central Elementary School operates within the East Hanover Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 332 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 332 students
Central Elementary School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Central Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Central Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Central Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Central Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
13%
9%
Central Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
24%
Central Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
82%
49%
Central Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.31 0.42
Central Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
32%
Central Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2007)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

East Hanover Township School District's student population of 1,015 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,947 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,391 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name East Hanover Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,015 918
East Hanover Township   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $20 MM
East Hanover Township   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
East Hanover Township   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,947 $19,116
East Hanover Township   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,391 $19,190
East Hanover Township   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hanover Park High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Hanover Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frank J Smith Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • East HanoverEast Hanover Middle School
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    0.4 miles
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    East HanoverNJ 07936
    (973)887-8810
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  • East HanoverFrank J Smith Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 313 students
    1 miles
    27 Green Dr
    East HanoverNJ 07936
    (973)887-5650
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  • East HanoverHanover Park High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 870 students
    1.6 miles
    63 Mt Pleasant Ave
    East HanoverNJ 07936
    (973)887-0300
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    2.3 miles
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    RoselandNJ 07068
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    2.3PK-6461
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    2.3 miles
    31 Blackstone Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    2.3KG-5419

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