Deerfield Elementary School

  • Deerfield Elementary School serves 484 students in grades 3-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Deerfield Elementary School's student population of 484 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 136% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Deerfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deerfield Elementary School is 0.25, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#714 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deerfield 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
86%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deerfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.250.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Deerfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountainside School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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