Gould/mountain Elementary School

132 Gould Ave
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Gould/mountain Elementary School serves 287 students in grades 4-6.
Gould/mountain Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 92% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gould/mountain Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Gould/mountain Elementary School's student population of 287 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Gould/mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Gould/mountain Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#72 out of 2239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gould/mountain Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
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White
91%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.70
This chart display the diversity score of Gould/mountain Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Caldwell School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gould/mountain Elementary School is West Essex High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Essex Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Caldwell Washington Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 366 students
    0.5 miles
    201 Central Ave
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
    (973) 228-8941
    0.5 K-5 366
  • Caldwell Grandview Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-3 | 389 students
    1.1 miles
    35 Hamilton Dr East
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
    (973) 712-4400
    1.1 PK-3 389
  • Caldwell West Essex Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 554 students
    1.1 miles
    65 West Greenbrook Rd
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
    (973) 228-1200
    1.1 7-8 554
  • Caldwell West Essex High School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,108 student
    1.2 miles
    65 West Greenbrook Rd
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
    (973) 228-1200
    1.2 9-12 1,108
  • Verona Verona High School Math: 47% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 687 students
    1.3 miles
    151 Fairview Ave
    Verona, NJ 07044
    (973) 571-6750
    1.3 9-12 687

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