Franklin Elementary School

700 Prospect Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Franklin Elementary School serves 529 students in grades 1-5.
Franklin 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 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 529 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Franklin Elementary School's student population of 529 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin 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 Franklin Elementary School is 0.39, 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
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#74 out of 2183 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
32%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Franklin Elementary School's ranking?
Franklin Elementary School is ranked #74 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Franklin Elementary School often compared to?
Franklin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wilson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Franklin Elementary School?
529 students attend Franklin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Franklin Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Franklin Elementary School?
Franklin Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Franklin Elementary School offer ?
Franklin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Franklin Elementary School part of?
Franklin Elementary School is part of Westfield Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 529 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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