John E Riley Elementary School

100 Morris Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
John E Riley Elementary School serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
John E Riley Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 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), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

John E Riley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

John E Riley Elementary School's student population of 328 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

John E Riley Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 John E Riley Elementary School is 0.67, 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
#574 out of 2221 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
32%
29%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
47%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Plainfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John E Riley Elementary School is South Plainfield High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Plainfield Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grant Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Plainfield Grant Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 521 students
    0.4 miles
    305 Cromwell Place
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    0.4 5-6 521
  • South Plainfield John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 273 students
    0.6 miles
    2900 Norwood Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    0.6 PK-4 273
  • South Plainfield South Plainfield High School Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,029 student
    0.6 miles
    200 Lake Street
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    0.6 9-12 1,029
  • South Plainfield South Plainfield Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 560 students
    0.8 miles
    2201 Plainfield Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    0.8 7-8 560
  • Plainfield Cedarbrook Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 659 students
    0.9 miles
    1049 Central Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
    (908) 731-4280
    0.9 K-8 659

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