36 Caldwell Place
Springfield, NJ 07081
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
James Caldwell Elementary School serves 249 students in grades 3-5.
James Caldwell Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

James Caldwell Elementary School's student population of 249 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

James Caldwell Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 James Caldwell Elementary School is 0.57, 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
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#589 out of 2221 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
31%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
62%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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