Hazel Avenue Elementary School

45 Hazel Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Hazel Avenue Elementary School serves 332 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hazel Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Hazel Avenue Elementary School's student population of 332 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

Hazel Avenue Elementary 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 Hazel Avenue Elementary School is 0.65, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1125 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
49%
29%
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Black
33%
15%
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White
9%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Hazel Avenue Elementary School is Essex Campus Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Forest Street Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orange Forest Street Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 382 students
    0.2 miles
    651 Forest St
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4120
    0.2 PK-7 382
  • Fairfield Essex Campus Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
    0.4 miles
    369 Passaic Avenue
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
    (973) 575-0469
    0.4 7-12 27
  • West Orange Roosevelt Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 535 students
    0.4 miles
    36 Gilbert Pl
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 669-5373
    0.4 7-8 535
  • West Orange Gregory Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 467 students
    0.6 miles
    301 Gregory Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973) 669-5397
    0.6 K-5 467
  • Orange Lincoln Avenue Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 708 students
    0.6 miles
    216 Lincoln Ave
    Orange, NJ 07050
    (973) 677-4130
    0.6 PK-7 708

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