500 Kresson Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
James Johnson Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
James Johnson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 59% (which is higher 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 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

James Johnson Elementary School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

James Johnson Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 James Johnson Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
#1088 out of 2221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
31%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
42%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
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: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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