Gould/mountain Elementary School

132 Gould Ave
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 294 students in grades 4-6, Gould/mountain Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 20% in NJ
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Gould/mountain Elementary School's student population of 294 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
Total Students
294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Gould/mountain Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gould/mountain Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
#272 out of 2183 schools
(Top 20%)
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44%
26%
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68%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
32%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
79%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
30%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gould/mountain Elementary School's ranking?
Gould/mountain Elementary School is ranked #272 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Gould/mountain Elementary School?
294 students attend Gould/mountain Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Gould/mountain Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gould/mountain Elementary School?
Gould/mountain Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Gould/mountain Elementary School offer ?
Gould/mountain Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 4-6
What school district is Gould/mountain Elementary School part of?
Gould/mountain Elementary School is part of North Caldwell School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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