James Fallon Elementary School

  • James Fallon Elementary School serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • James Fallon 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

School Overview

  • James Fallon Elementary School's student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Fallon Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Fallon Elementary School is 0.33, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
19%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
81%
46%
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Diversity Score0.330.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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