Cliffwood Elementary School

422 Cliffwood Avenue
Cliffwood, NJ 07721
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Cliffwood Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Cliffwood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Cliffwood Elementary School's student population of 337 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Cliffwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cliffwood Elementary School is 0.68, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1296 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
23%
29%
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Black
16%
15%
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White
49%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.680.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatawan-Aberdeen Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cliffwood Elementary School is Keyport High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Matawan-aberdeen Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cliffwood Matawan-aberdeen Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 891 students
    0.3 miles
    469 Matawan Avenue
    Cliffwood, NJ 07721
    (732) 705-5400
    0.3 6-8 891
  • Keyport Leroy Gordon Cooper Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 234 students
    0.8 miles
    160 Birchwood Drive
    Keyport, NJ 07735
    (732) 290-3881
    0.8 K-5 234
  • South Amboy Memorial Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
    1.2 miles
    11 Ely Ave
    South Amboy, NJ 08879
    (732) 290-3876
    1.2 K-5 398
  • Matawan Ravine Drive Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 343 students
    1.3 miles
    170 Ravine Drive
    Matawan, NJ 07747
    (732) 705-5800
    1.3 K-3 343
  • Keyport Keyport Central School Math: 43% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 685 students
    1.8 miles
    335 Broad Street
    Keyport, NJ 07735
    (732) 212-6100
    1.8 PK-8 685

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