Mabel G. Homes School No. 5

  • Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 serves 927 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower 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 33% (which is lower 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 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Mabel G. Homes School No. 5's student population of 927 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students927 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Mabel G. Homes School No. 5
Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mabel G. Homes School No. 5's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#1930 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 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 Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
66%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
26%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mabel G. Homes School No. 5.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.500.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mabel G. Homes School No. 5 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 NameElizabeth Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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