Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School

  • Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School serves 500 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cicely L. Tyson Community 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School's student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students500 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cicely L. Tyson Community 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cicely L. Tyson Community 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
95%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.100.43
This chart display the diversity score of Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Orange School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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