Grant Elementary School

305 Cromwell Place
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Grant Elementary School serves 521 students in grades 5-6.
Grant Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 68% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Grant Elementary School's student population of 521 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Grant Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Grant Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#790 out of 2221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
29%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
44%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Students: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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