Clifton Ave Grade School

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Tel: (732)905-3650
  • Clifton Ave Grade School serves 757 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Clifton Ave Grade 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Clifton Ave Grade School operates within the Lakewood Township School District.

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School Overview

  • Clifton Ave Grade School's student population of 757 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students757 students
Clifton Ave Grade School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Clifton Ave Grade School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Clifton Ave Grade School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeClifton Ave Grade School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Clifton Ave Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clifton Ave Grade School is 0.22, 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)
16%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Clifton Ave Grade School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
10%
Clifton Ave Grade School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
88%
26%
Clifton Ave Grade School Black Students (1990-2016)
Black
7%
16%
Clifton Ave Grade School Black Students (1990-2016)
White
5%
46%
Clifton Ave Grade School White Students (1990-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsClifton Ave Grade School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.43
Clifton Ave Grade School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
33%
Clifton Ave Grade School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
Clifton Ave Grade School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Clifton Ave Grade School is Lakewood Township School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Lakewood Township School District's student population of 6,067 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $28,462 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $27,559 is higher than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameLakewood Township School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    8
    2
    Number of Students Managed6,067921
    Lakewood Township School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    14%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    22%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$149 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$144 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$28,462$20,569
    District Spending / Student$27,559$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    I love C.A.G.S now that im going to middle school IM going to miss everyone but my teacher most of all he is Mr.Sulkowski ! I his student sheyla
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