Demarest Elementary School

Demarest Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 66% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Demarest Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Demarest Elementary School's student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Demarest Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 diversity score of Demarest Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to 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
#684 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
35%
29%
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Black
18%
15%
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White
38%
44%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomfield Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Demarest Elementary School is Nutley High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bloomfield Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookdale Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomfield Bloomfield Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 940 students
    0.3 miles
    60 Huck Road
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 680-8620
    0.3 7-8 940
  • Bloomfield Brookdale Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 338 students
    0.6 miles
    1230 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 680-8520
    0.6 K-6 338
  • Nutley Radcliffe School
    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
    0.6 miles
    379 Bloomfield Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 667-8819
    0.6 PK-6 354
  • Nutley Lincoln School
    Grades: K-6 | 479 students
    0.8 miles
    301 Harrison St
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 661-8882
    0.8 K-6 479
  • Glen Ridge Forest Avenue School
    Grades: PK-2 | 241 students
    0.9 miles
    287 Forest Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    (973) 429-8308
    0.9 PK-2 241

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