Joyce Kilmer Elementary School

Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Joyce Kilmer Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Joyce Kilmer Elementary School's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is 0.71, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#880 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
22%
10%
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Hispanic
17%
29%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
45%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Hill School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is Alternative High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is John A. Carusi Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cherry Hill John A. Carusi Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 952 students
    0.7 miles
    315 Roosevelt Dr
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 667-1220
    0.7 6-8 952
  • Cherry Hill Alternative High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
    0.8 miles
    Malberg Building, 45 Ranoldo T
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 427-4311
    0.8 9-12 36
  • Cherry Hill Clara Barton Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    0.8 miles
    223 Rhode Island Ave
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 667-3303
    0.8 K-5 473
  • Cherry Hill Kingston Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 403 students
    0.9 miles
    320 Kingston Rd
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 667-0986
    0.9 K-5 403
  • Cherry Hill Thomas Paine Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
    0.9 miles
    4001 Church Rd
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (856) 667-1350
    0.9 K-5 361

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