James Johnson Elementary School

  • James Johnson Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (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 54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • James Johnson Elementary School's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Johnson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Johnson Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1034 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
47%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Johnson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.700.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Hill School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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