Downe Township Elementary School

220 Main St
Newport, NJ 08345
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Downe Township Elementary School serves 179 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Downe Township Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower 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 35-39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Downe Township Elementary School's student population of 179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Rankings

Downe Township Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Downe Township Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#1831 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
29%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
91%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowne Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Downe Township Elementary School is Cumberland Campus (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Myron L. Powell Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedarville Myron L. Powell Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 465 students
    3.4 miles
    225 Main Street
    Cedarville, NJ 08311
    (856) 447-4237
    3.4 PK-8 465
  • Bridgeton Cumberland Campus Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 106 students
    6.1 miles
    13 Ramah Road
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
    (856) 459-1061
    6.1 PK-12 106
  • Millville Rieck Avenue Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 475 students
    7.5 miles
    339 Rieck Avenue
    Millville, NJ 08332
    (856) 293-2345
    7.5 K-5 475
  • Port Norris Haleyville-mauricetown Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 373 students
    8.0 miles
    1308 North Avenue
    Port Norris, NJ 08349
    (856) 785-0222
    8 PK-5 373
  • Port Norris Port Norris Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 157 students
    8.0 miles
    6812 Brown Street
    Port Norris, NJ 08349
    (856) 785-1611
    8 6-8 157

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