Cliffwood Elementary School

422 Cliffwood Avenue
Cliffwood, NJ 07721
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, Cliffwood Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 50% in NJ
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Cliffwood Elementary School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Cliffwood Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cliffwood Elementary School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1033 out of 2201 schools
(Top 50%)
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40-44%
36%
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45-49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cliffwood 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
29%
32%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
46%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Cliffwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cliffwood Elementary School's ranking?
Cliffwood Elementary School is ranked #1033 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Cliffwood Elementary School often compared to?
Cliffwood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ravine Drive Elementary School, Strathmore Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Cliffwood Elementary School?
329 students attend Cliffwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Cliffwood Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cliffwood Elementary School?
Cliffwood Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cliffwood Elementary School offer ?
Cliffwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Cliffwood Elementary School part of?
Cliffwood Elementary School is part of Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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