Deerfield School

  • Deerfield School serves 438 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Deerfield School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Deerfield School's student population of 438 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Deerfield School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deerfield School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#18 out of 2239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
35%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
57%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.70
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMillburn Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Livingston Collins Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    1.8 miles
    67 Martin Rd
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 535-8000
    1.8 K-5 452
  • Millburn Millburn Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,137 student
    1.8 miles
    25 Old Short Hills Rd
    Millburn, NJ 07041
    (973) 379-2600
    1.8 6-8 1,137
  • Short Hills Hartshorn School
    Grades: K-4 | 423 students
    2.0 miles
    400 Hartshorn Drive
    Short Hills, NJ 07078
    (973) 379-7550
    2.0 K-4 423
  • Millburn Wyoming School
    Grades: K-4 | 310 students
    2.0 miles
    55 Myrtle Ave
    Millburn, NJ 07041
    (973) 761-1619
    2.0 K-4 310
  • Livingston Burnet Hill Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    2.1 miles
    25 Byron Place
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 535-8000
    2.1 PK-5 469

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