James Fallon Elementary School

  • James Fallon Elementary School serves 382 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • 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.
  • James Fallon Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

James Fallon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • James Fallon Elementary School's student population of 382 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Fallon Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Fallon Elementary School is 0.32, 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 School Rank (16-17)#312 out of 2234 schools
(Top 20%)
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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 Ratio17:112:1
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
28%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
82%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.320.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne Township Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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