Cresthaven Charter School

530 West 7th Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 459 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Cresthaven Charter School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cresthaven Charter School's student population of 459 students has grown by 96% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 80% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
459 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Cresthaven Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cresthaven Charter School is 0.32, 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)
#1787 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
6-9%
26%
30-34%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
80%
32%
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Black
20%
15%
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White
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40%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
This chart display the diversity score of Cresthaven Charter 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
52%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cresthaven Charter School's ranking?
Cresthaven Charter School is ranked #1787 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Cresthaven Charter School often compared to?
Cresthaven Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like College Achieve Central Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Cresthaven Charter School?
459 students attend Cresthaven Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Cresthaven Charter School students are Hispanic, and 20% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cresthaven Charter School?
Cresthaven Charter School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Cresthaven Charter School offer ?
Cresthaven Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Cresthaven Charter School part of?
Cresthaven Charter School is part of Cresthaven Academy Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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