Matthew Jago Elementary School

99 Central Avenue
Sewaren, NJ 07077
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Matthew Jago Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Matthew Jago Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Matthew Jago Elementary School's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Matthew Jago Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Matthew Jago Elementary School is 0.69, 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.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1701 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
36%
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20-24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
34%
32%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
42%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Matthew Jago Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Matthew Jago Elementary School's ranking?
Matthew Jago Elementary School is ranked #1701 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Matthew Jago Elementary School often compared to?
Matthew Jago Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodbine Avenue Elementary School, Menlo Park Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Matthew Jago Elementary School?
390 students attend Matthew Jago Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Matthew Jago Elementary School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Matthew Jago Elementary School?
Matthew Jago Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Matthew Jago Elementary School offer ?
Matthew Jago Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Matthew Jago Elementary School part of?
Matthew Jago Elementary School is part of Woodbridge Township School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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