Joyce Kilmer Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Joyce Kilmer 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 437 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 63%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NJ
- Math Proficiency: 15% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 43% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School's student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1397 out of 2183 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Joyce Kilmer Elementary School's ranking?
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is ranked #1397 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Joyce Kilmer Elementary School?
437 students attend Joyce Kilmer Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Joyce Kilmer Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joyce Kilmer Elementary School?
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Joyce Kilmer Elementary School offer ?
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Joyce Kilmer Elementary School part of?
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is part of Cherry Hill School District.
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