228 Mt Vernon Avenue
West Berlin, NJ 08091
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
John F Kennedy Elementary School serves 295 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
John F Kennedy Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 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 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

John F Kennedy Elementary School's student population of 295 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
295 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

John F Kennedy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 F Kennedy Elementary School is 0.55, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1467 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
29%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
64%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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