Jerome Dunn Academy No 9

125 Third Street
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 serves 853 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower 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 28% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Jerome Dunn Academy No 9's student population of 853 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students853 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 is ranked within the bottom 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 Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 is 0.39, 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 Testing Rank
#2040 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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10%
Hispanic
75%
29%
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Black
22%
15%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score
0.390.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jerome Dunn Academy No 9 is Simon Youth Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is George Washington Academy School No. 1 (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elizabethport George Washington Academy School No. 1 Math: 13% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 634 students
    0.1 miles
    250 Broadway
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-5555
    0.1 PK-8 634
  • Elizabethport Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti School No 28 Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 984 students
    0.2 miles
    25 First Street
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-3950
    0.2 PK-8 984
  • Elizabethport Iprep Academy School No 8 Math: 24% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 429 students
    0.3 miles
    221-227 Court Street
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 275-6902
    0.3 K-8 429
  • Elizabethport Benjamin Franklin School No. 13 Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 450 students
    0.5 miles
    248 Ripley Pl
    Elizabethport, NJ 07206
    (908) 436-5700
    0.5 K-8 450
  • Elizabeth Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 Math: 20% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 913 students
    0.5 miles
    650 Bayway Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
    (908) 436-6070
    0.5 PK-8 913

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