Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School

141 Seney Drive
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School serves 450 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#472 out of 2183 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
32%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
67%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School's ranking?
Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School is ranked #472 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School?
450 students attend Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School?
Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School offer ?
Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School part of?
Marion T. Bedwell Elementary School is part of Somerset Hills Regional School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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