Lester D. Wilson Elementary School

  • Lester D. Wilson Elementary School serves 204 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (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 60-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Lester D. Wilson Elementary School's student population of 204 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lester D. Wilson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lester D. Wilson Elementary School is 0.24, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#698 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
87%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.240.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexandria Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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