800 Irelan Avenue
Absecon, NJ 08201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Emma C Attales serves 381 students in grades 5-8.
Emma C Attales 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 39% (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 51% (which is lower 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 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Emma C Attales's student population of 381 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Emma C Attales 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 Emma C Attales is 0.58, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1439 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
11%
29%
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Black
19%
15%
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White
61%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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