Florence Avenue School

1324 Springfield Avenue
Irvington, NJ 07111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Florence Avenue School serves 640 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Florence Avenue School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Florence Avenue School's student population of 640 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Florence Avenue School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Florence Avenue School is 0.48, 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 (16-17)#1862 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
40%
28%
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Black
60%
15%
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White
n/a
44%
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Diversity Score0.480.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrvington Public Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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