Demarest Elementary School
Demarest Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Demarest Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 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).
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Demarest Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#788 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education
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