Essex Junior Academy

Essex Junior Academy serves 30 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

Essex Junior Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Essex Junior Academy's student population of 30 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Essex Junior Academy is 0.23, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio4:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
13%
29%
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Black
87%
15%
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White
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44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score
0.230.70
This chart display the diversity score of Essex Junior Academy and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
15%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Essex Junior Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Essex Junior Academy is Bloomfield High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glen Ridge High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ridgewood Avenue School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomfield Bloomfield High School Math: 22% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,979 student
    0.2 miles
    160 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 680-8500
    0.2 9-12 1,979
  • Glen Ridge Ridgewood Avenue School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-6 | 594 students
    0.3 miles
    235 Ridgewood Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    (973) 429-8306
    0.3 3-6 594
  • Glen Ridge Glen Ridge High School Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 834 students
    0.4 miles
    200 Ridgewood Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    (973) 429-8303
    0.4 7-12 834
  • Glen Ridge Linden Avenue School
    Grades: PK-2 | 229 students
    0.6 miles
    205 Linden Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    (973) 429-8301
    0.6 PK-2 229
  • Bloomfield Berkeley Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 459 students
    0.8 miles
    351 Bloomfield Ave
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 680-8540
    0.8 K-6 459

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