Howard B. Brunner

  • Howard B. Brunner serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Howard B. Brunner's student population of 392 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howard B. Brunner's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Howard B. Brunner is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#202 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
72%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.460.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScotch Plains-Fanwood School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    (908)889-8600
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    0.6 miles
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    Grades: 5-8 | 914 students
    0.7 miles
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    0.9 miles
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    Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    (908)322-7731
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