Knollwood Elementary School

  • Knollwood Elementary School serves 494 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Knollwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Knollwood Elementary School operates within the Piscataway Township School District.

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School Overview

  • Knollwood Elementary School's student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students494 students
Knollwood Elementary School Total Students (1995-2016)
Gender %Knollwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Knollwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2016)
Students by GradeKnollwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Knollwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Knollwood Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
Knollwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2016)
Asian
34%
10%
Knollwood Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2016)
Hispanic
14%
26%
Knollwood Elementary School Black Students (1995-2016)
Black
26%
16%
Knollwood Elementary School Black Students (1995-2016)
White
22%
46%
Knollwood Elementary School White Students (1995-2016)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Knollwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsKnollwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.43
Knollwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
Knollwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
Knollwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Knollwood Elementary School is Piscataway Township School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Piscataway Township School District's student population of 7,241 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,532 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,602 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NamePiscataway Township School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    2
    Number of Students Managed7,241921
    Piscataway Township School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$114 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$115 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,532$20,569
    District Spending / Student$15,602$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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