Glenwood School

325 Taylor Road South
Short Hills, NJ 07078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Glenwood School serves 367 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Glenwood School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher 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 ≥95% (which is higher 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 59% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Glenwood School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Glenwood School's student population of 367 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Glenwood School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Glenwood School is 0.60, 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
#11 out of 2239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
48%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
41%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMillburn Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Glenwood School is Millburn High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Millburn Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hartshorn School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Short Hills Hartshorn School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 423 students
    0.7 miles
    400 Hartshorn Drive
    Short Hills, NJ 07078
    (973) 379-7550
    0.7 K-4 423
  • Millburn Millburn High School Math: 73% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,421 student
    0.9 miles
    462 Millburn Ave
    Millburn, NJ 07041
    (973) 564-7130
    0.9 9-12 1,421
  • Millburn Millburn Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,137 student
    1.1 miles
    25 Old Short Hills Rd
    Millburn, NJ 07041
    (973) 379-2600
    1.1 6-8 1,137
  • Millburn Washington School Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5
    1.2 miles
    71 Spring Street
    Millburn, NJ 07041
    (973) 376-3600
    1.2 5 n/a
  • Springfield James Caldwell Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 265 students
    1.4 miles
    36 Caldwell Place
    Springfield, NJ 07081
    (973) 376-1025
    1.4 3-5 265

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