General Charles G. Harker School

1771 Oldmans Creek Road
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
General Charles G. Harker School serves 714 students in grades 3-5.
General Charles G. Harker School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 55% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

General Charles G. Harker School's student population of 714 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Rankings

General Charles G. Harker School is ranked within the top 50% 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 General Charles G. Harker School is 0.40, 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 Testing Rank
#1004 out of 2221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
76%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSwedesboro-Woolwich School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to General Charles G. Harker School is Kingsway Regional High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Logan Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Governor Charles C Stratton (1.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Swedesboro Governor Charles C Stratton
    Grades: 1-2 | 430 students
    1.5 miles
    15 Fredrick Boulevard
    Swedesboro, NJ 08085
    (856) 241-1552
    1.5 1-2 430
  • Swedesboro Walter Hill School Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 270 students
    1.6 miles
    1815 Kings Highway
    Swedesboro, NJ 08085
    (856) 241-1552
    1.6 6 270
  • Swedesboro Logan Township Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 2-5 | 354 students
    1.7 miles
    110 School Lane
    Swedesboro, NJ 08085
    (856) 467-5133
    1.7 2-5 354
  • Swedesboro Logan Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 249 students
    1.8 miles
    110 School Lane
    Swedesboro, NJ 08085
    (856) 467-5133
    1.8 6-8 249
  • Swedesboro Center Square School
    Grades: PK-1 | 229 students
    2.0 miles
    100 Peachwood Dr
    Swedesboro, NJ 08085
    (856) 294-0145
    2 PK-1 229

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