Cliffwood Elementary School

  • Cliffwood Elementary School serves 351 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher 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 55-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cliffwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cliffwood Elementary School's student population of 351 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cliffwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cliffwood Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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)65-69%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
17%
16%
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White
52%
46%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cliffwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cliffwood Elementary School and the percentage of 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 NameMatawan-aberdeen Regional School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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