Joyce Kilmer School

  • Joyce Kilmer School serves 394 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Joyce Kilmer School's student population of 394 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joyce Kilmer School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joyce Kilmer School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#631 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
85%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joyce Kilmer School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.270.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilltown School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Nice facilities, the teachers put a lot of effort into keeping their classrooms cute and tidy. Lots of classroom ideas which can be shared at www.myclassroomideas.com Cute bulletin board displays, door decorations, and student art displays.
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