Eleanor Van Gelder

  • Eleanor Van Gelder serves 429 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Eleanor Van Gelder 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 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 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Eleanor Van Gelder's student population of 429 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Eleanor Van Gelder 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 Eleanor Van Gelder is 0.75, which is more 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#981 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
35%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
29%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.750.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdgewater School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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