George L. Hess Educational Complex

700 Babcock Road
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
George L. Hess Educational Complex serves 1,374 students in grades 2-5.
George L. Hess Educational Complex 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower 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 44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

George L. Hess Educational Complex's student population of 1,374 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students1,374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Rankings

George L. Hess Educational Complex is ranked within the bottom 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 George L. Hess Educational Complex is 0.71, which is more 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
#1730 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
29%
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Black
25%
15%
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White
43%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George L. Hess Educational Complex is Atlantic County High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Atlantic County Elementary And Middle Schools (0.1 miles away)
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