Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School

200 Bengal Blvd
Barnegat, NJ 08005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 479 students in grades 3-4, Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-4
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 50% in NJ
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School's student population of 479 students has grown by 72% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-4
Total Students
479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School is 0.52, 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.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1071 out of 2201 schools
(Top 50%)
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41%
36%
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47%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
32%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
66%
40%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School's ranking?
Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School is ranked #1071 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School often compared to?
Joseph T. Donahue Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cecil S. Collins Elementary School, Lillian M. Dunfee Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School?
479 students attend Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School?
Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School offer ?
Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-4
What school district is Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School part of?
Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School is part of Barnegat Township School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-4
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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