Gh Carson Elementary School

  • Gh Carson Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower 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 55%.

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School Overview

  • Gh Carson Elementary School's student population of 304 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gh Carson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gh Carson Elementary School is 0.65, 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#1605 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
51%
27%
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Black
25%
16%
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White
5%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gh Carson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.65n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gh Carson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePennsauken Township Board Of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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