Edward V. Walton Primary School

Tel: (973)376-1025
  • Edward V. Walton Primary School serves 661 students in grades PK-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Edward V. Walton Primary School operates within the Springfield School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 661 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-2
Total Students661 students
Edward V. Walton Primary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Edward V. Walton Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Edward V. Walton Primary School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradeEdward V. Walton Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
Edward V. Walton Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
12%
10%
Edward V. Walton Primary School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
20%
25%
Edward V. Walton Primary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
7%
16%
Edward V. Walton Primary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
59%
48%
Edward V. Walton Primary School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Edward V. Walton Primary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Edward V. Walton Primary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEdward V. Walton Primary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.600.68
Edward V. Walton Primary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
31%
Edward V. Walton Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Edward V. Walton Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Springfield School District's student population of 2,288 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,188 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,894 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameSpringfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed2,288954
Springfield School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue$37 MM$20 MM
Springfield School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending$37 MM$20 MM
Springfield School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student$16,188$19,116
Springfield School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$15,894$19,190
Springfield School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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