John C. Milanesi Elementary School

880 Harding Highway
Buena, NJ 08310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John C. Milanesi Elementary School serves 235 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower 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 40-49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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School Overview

John C. Milanesi Elementary School's student population of 235 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of John C. Milanesi Elementary School is 0.54, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30-39%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
40-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
27%
32%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
62%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% NJ state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% NJ state average).
How many students attend John C. Milanesi Elementary School?
235 students attend John C. Milanesi Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of John C. Milanesi Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John C. Milanesi Elementary School?
John C. Milanesi Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does John C. Milanesi Elementary School offer ?
John C. Milanesi Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is John C. Milanesi Elementary School part of?
John C. Milanesi Elementary School is part of Buena Regional School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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