Joseph F. Cappello School

  • Joseph F. Cappello School serves 97 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Joseph F. Cappello School's student population of 97 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students97 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph F. Cappello School's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph F. Cappello School is 0.73, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio5:112:1
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Asian
15%
10%
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Hispanic
27%
28%
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Black
39%
15%
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White
16%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.730.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District NameMercer County Special Services School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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