99 Roosevelt Ave
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gantner Avenue School serves 351 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Gantner Avenue School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Gantner Avenue School's student population of 351 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Gantner Avenue School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gantner Avenue School is 0.60, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#636 out of 2221 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
34%
29%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
53%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 30%)

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