Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School

  • Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher 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 54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School's student population of 434 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#881 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
68%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.470.43
This chart display the diversity score of Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Frank W. Gavlak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWallington Boro School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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