Chesterfield Township Elementary School

  • Chesterfield Township Elementary School serves 764 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Chesterfield Township Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Chesterfield Township Elementary School's student population of 764 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students764 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chesterfield Township Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chesterfield Township Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#353 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chesterfield Township Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chesterfield Township 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
29%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
60%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chesterfield Township Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.560.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chesterfield Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesterfield Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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