428 Hawthorne Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hawthorne Avenue School serves 430 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hawthorne Avenue School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower 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 31% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

Hawthorne Avenue School's student population of 430 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Hawthorne Avenue School is ranked within the bottom 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 Hawthorne Avenue School is 0.17, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1994 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
91%
15%
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White
n/a
44%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawthorne Avenue School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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