James Johnson Elementary School

James Johnson Elementary School serves 434 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

James Johnson Elementary School's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

James Johnson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of James Johnson Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to 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 Testing Rank
#1066 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
46%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Hill School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Johnson Elementary School is Alternative High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rosa International Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cherry Hill Rosa International Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
    0.2 miles
    485 Browning Lane
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    (856) 616-8787
    0.2 6-8 801
  • Cherry Hill Woodcrest Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 371 students
    1.0 miles
    400 Cranford Dr.
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    (856) 429-2058
    1 K-5 371
  • Cherry Hill A. Russell Knight Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 362 students
    1.1 miles
    140 Old Carriage Rd
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 428-0830
    1.1 K-5 362
  • Cherry Hill Barclay Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 260 students
    1.1 miles
    1220 Winston Way
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 429-7283
    1.1 PK-K 260
  • Cherry Hill Bret Harte Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 409 students
    1.6 miles
    1909 Queen Anne Dr
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    (856) 795-0515
    1.6 K-5 409

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