Grade Downing Elementary School

  • Grade Downing Elementary School serves 169 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Grade Downing Elementary School's student population of 169 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grade Downing Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grade Downing Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#698 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grade Downing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grade Downing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
73%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grade Downing Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.440.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRunnemede Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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