Eleanor Van Gelder

251 Undercliff Ave
Edgewater, NJ 07020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Eleanor Van Gelder serves 343 students in grades 3-6.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Eleanor Van Gelder ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Eleanor Van Gelder's student population of 343 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-6
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Eleanor Van Gelder is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Eleanor Van Gelder is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#895 out of 2183 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
33%
10%
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Hispanic
22%
32%
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Black
10%
15%
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White
29%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eleanor Van Gelder's ranking?
Eleanor Van Gelder is ranked #895 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Eleanor Van Gelder often compared to?
Eleanor Van Gelderis often viewed alongside schools like George Washington School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Eleanor Van Gelder?
343 students attend Eleanor Van Gelder.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Eleanor Van Gelder students are Asian, 29% of students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Eleanor Van Gelder?
Eleanor Van Gelder has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Eleanor Van Gelder offer ?
Eleanor Van Gelder offers enrollment in grades 3-6
What school district is Eleanor Van Gelder part of?
Eleanor Van Gelder is part of Edgewater School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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