Essex Fells Elementary School

102 Hawthorne Rd
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Essex Fells Elementary School serves 253 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Essex Fells Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Essex Fells Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Essex Fells Elementary School's student population of 253 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Essex Fells Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Essex Fells Elementary School is 0.35, which is less 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
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#51 out of 2183 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
32%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
80%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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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 Essex Fells Elementary School's ranking?
Essex Fells Elementary School is ranked #51 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Essex Fells Elementary School?
253 students attend Essex Fells Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Essex Fells Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Essex Fells Elementary School?
Essex Fells Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Essex Fells Elementary School offer ?
Essex Fells Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Essex Fells Elementary School part of?
Essex Fells Elementary School is part of Essex Fells School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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