Grade Downing Elementary School

3rd & Central Aves
Runnemede, NJ 08078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Grade Downing Elementary School serves 184 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Grade Downing Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Grade Downing Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Grade Downing Elementary School's student population of 184 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students184 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Rankings

Grade Downing Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Grade Downing Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#480 out of 2239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
16%
29%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
71%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRunnemede Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Grade Downing Elementary School is Triton Regional High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mary E. Volz Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aline Bingham Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Runnemede Aline Bingham Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 180 students
    0.4 miles
    100 First & Orchard Ave
    Runnemede, NJ 08078
    (856) 939-3192
    0.4 K-3 180
  • Runnemede Triton Regional High School Math: 20% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,093 student
    0.5 miles
    250 Schubert Ave
    Runnemede, NJ 08078
    (856) 939-4500
    0.5 9-12 1,093
  • Runnemede Mary E. Volz Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 489 students
    0.6 miles
    509 West Third Avenue
    Runnemede, NJ 08078
    (856) 931-5353
    0.6 4-8 489
  • Bellmawr Ethel M Burke Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 275 students
    1.0 miles
    112 South Black Horse Pike
    Bellmawr, NJ 08031
    (856) 931-6362
    1 K-4 275
  • Glendora Glendora Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 244 students
    1.0 miles
    201 Station Ave
    Glendora, NJ 08029
    (856) 939-4704
    1 K-5 244

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