George Washington Academy School No. 1

250 Broadway
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
George Washington Academy School No. 1 serves 634 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
George Washington Academy School No. 1 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

George Washington Academy School No. 1 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

George Washington Academy School No. 1's student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

George Washington Academy School No. 1 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of George Washington Academy School No. 1 is 0.55, 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
#2074 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
55%
29%
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Black
39%
15%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Washington Academy School No. 1 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George Washington Academy School No. 1 is Simon Youth Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elizabethport Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 Math: 15% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 853 students
    0.1 miles
    125 Third Street
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-5580
    0.1 K-8 853
  • Elizabethport Iprep Academy School No 8 Math: 24% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 429 students
    0.2 miles
    221-227 Court Street
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 275-6902
    0.2 K-8 429
  • Elizabethport John Marshal School No. 20 Math: 18% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 395 students
    0.4 miles
    521 Magnolia Ave
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-5800
    0.4 K-8 395
  • Elizabethport Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti School No 28 Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 984 students
    0.4 miles
    25 First Street
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-3950
    0.4 PK-8 984
  • Elizabethport Benjamin Franklin School No. 13 Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 450 students
    0.5 miles
    248 Ripley Pl
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-5700
    0.5 K-8 450

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