Hawthorne Avenue School serves 466 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 466 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NJ
- Math Proficiency: 3% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education
Hawthorne Avenue School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Hawthorne Avenue School's student population of 466 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hawthorne Avenue School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hawthorne Avenue School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2085 out of 2183 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hawthorne Avenue School's ranking?
Hawthorne Avenue School is ranked #2085 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Hawthorne Avenue School?
466 students attend Hawthorne Avenue School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Hawthorne Avenue School students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hawthorne Avenue School?
Hawthorne Avenue School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Hawthorne Avenue School offer ?
Hawthorne Avenue School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Hawthorne Avenue School part of?
Hawthorne Avenue School is part of Newark Public School District.
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