Kelly Elementary School

555 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Kelly Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kelly 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 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% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Kelly Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Kelly Elementary School's student population of 447 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Kelly Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kelly 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1057 out of 2221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
35%
29%
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Black
37%
15%
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White
16%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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