Essex Fells Elementary School

  • Essex Fells Elementary School serves 228 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Essex Fells Elementary School's student population of 228 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Essex Fells Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Essex Fells Elementary School is 0.30, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#24 out of 2239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
82%
45%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.300.70
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex Fells School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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