Gregory Elementary School

301 Gregory Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Gregory Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Gregory Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 67% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Gregory Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Rankings

Gregory Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Gregory Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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
#311 out of 2239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
72%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
67%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
29%
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Black
31%
15%
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White
38%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Orange School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gregory Elementary School is Essex Campus Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roosevelt Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Street Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Orange Roosevelt Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 535 students
    0.4 miles
    36 Gilbert Pl
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 669-5373
    0.4 7-8 535
  • Fairfield Essex Campus Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
    0.5 miles
    369 Passaic Avenue
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
    (973) 575-0469
    0.5 7-12 27
  • Orange Forest Street Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 382 students
    0.5 miles
    651 Forest St
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4120
    0.5 PK-7 382
  • West Orange Hazel Avenue Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 332 students
    0.6 miles
    45 Hazel Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 669-5448
    0.6 K-5 332
  • Orange Heywood Avenue Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 364 students
    0.8 miles
    421 Heywood Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4105
    0.8 PK-7 364

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