Lopatcong Elementary School

  • Lopatcong Elementary School serves 447 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Lopatcong Elementary School operates within the Lopatcong Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 447 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 447 students
Lopatcong Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Lopatcong Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Lopatcong Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Lopatcong Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Lopatcong Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
6%
10%
Lopatcong Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
8%
25%
Lopatcong Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
9%
16%
Lopatcong Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
77%
48%
Lopatcong Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lopatcong Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Lopatcong Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.39 0.42
Lopatcong Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
31%
Lopatcong Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Lopatcong Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lopatcong Township School District's student population of 831 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,696 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,887 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Lopatcong Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 831 954
Lopatcong Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $20 MM
Lopatcong Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $19 MM $20 MM
Lopatcong Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $21,696 $21,422
Lopatcong Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,887 $21,053
Lopatcong Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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