Lake Tract Elementary School

  • Lake Tract Elementary School serves 488 students in grades 2-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (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 50% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Lake Tract Elementary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-6
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Tract Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Tract Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1236 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Tract Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
11%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
24%
16%
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White
55%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Tract Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.620.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Tract Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeptford Township Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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It's been wonderful seeing my two children coming into the school district, and learning so well. The faculty has been informative in letting me know everything that's going on inside the school. I,especially think it's grand to see one hallway just for music,and other activities,such as art. This has been a great experience for my children,and we look forward to a bright new future for them. Thank God!
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