Gertrude C. Folwell Elementary School

  • Gertrude C. Folwell Elementary School serves 318 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Gertrude C. Folwell Elementary School's student population of 318 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gertrude C. Folwell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gertrude C. Folwell Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1532 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
34%
16%
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White
44%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.66n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Holly Township Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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