Maurice River Township School

  • Maurice River Township School serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Maurice River Township School placed 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%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

School Overview

  • Maurice River Township School's student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maurice River Township School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maurice River Township School is 0.33, which is less 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)
Overall School Rank
53%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maurice River Township School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
3%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Maurice River Township School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
81%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Maurice River Township School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maurice River Township School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.330.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maurice River Township School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaurice River Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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