Deerfield School

  • Deerfield School serves 563 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (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 90% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Deerfield School's student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Deerfield School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deerfield School is 0.56, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#47 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Deerfield School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deerfield 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 Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
35%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
57%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Deerfield School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deerfield School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.560.43
This chart display the diversity score of Deerfield School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMillburn Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    2.1 miles
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    2.1 miles
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