Deerfield Township School

  • Deerfield Township School serves 325 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Deerfield Township 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Deerfield Township School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Deerfield Township School's student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Deerfield Township School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deerfield Township School is 0.63, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1645 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Deerfield Township 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deerfield Township 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
28%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Deerfield Township School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
12%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Deerfield Township School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
53%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Deerfield Township School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deerfield Township School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.630.43
This chart display the diversity score of Deerfield Township School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Deerfield Township School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Deerfield Township School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeerfield Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Administration and coaches are the reason this place is going down hill. Administration does nothing and the coaches aren't in the class but are dictating what the teachers are suppose to do. Sadly, everyone knows this but no changes are being made.
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