Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School

141 Seney Drive
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School's student population of 568 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#512 out of 2239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
23%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
68%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.490.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSomerset Hills Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School is Bernards High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bernardsville Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bernardsville Bernardsville Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-8 | 523 students
    0.0 miles
    141 Seney Drive
    Bernardsville, NJ 07924
    (908) 204-1916
    0 5-8 523
  • Bernardsville Bernards High School Math: 38% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 852 students
    0.3 miles
    25 Olcott Avenue
    Bernardsville, NJ 07924
    (908) 630-3000
    0.3 9-12 852
  • Basking Ridge Oak Street School Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 489 students
    1.6 miles
    70 W Oak St
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 204-2565
    1.6 K-5 489
  • Basking Ridge Ridge High School Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,884 student
    2.4 miles
    268 So Finley Ave
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 204-2585
    2.4 9-12 1,884
  • Basking Ridge Cedar Hill School Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 594 students
    2.7 miles
    100 Peachtree Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 204-2633
    2.7 K-5 594

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