Mahala F. Atchison School

  • Mahala F. Atchison School serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 36%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Mahala F. Atchison School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Mahala F. Atchison School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Mahala F. Atchison School's student population of 490 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mahala F. Atchison School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mahala F. Atchison School is 0.56, 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)50-54%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
64%
46%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTinton Falls School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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