Holly Hills Elementary School

500 Ogden Drive
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Holly Hills Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Holly Hills Elementary 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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher 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).

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School Overview

Holly Hills Elementary School's student population of 523 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Holly Hills 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 Holly Hills Elementary School is 0.74, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1431 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
17%
29%
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Black
27%
15%
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White
38%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 523 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 5%)

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