Maywood Avenue School

  • Maywood Avenue School serves 531 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Maywood Avenue School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maywood Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maywood Avenue School is 0.66, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#453 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
14%
10%
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Hispanic
29%
27%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
49%
45%
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Diversity Score0.660.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMAYWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Maywood Maywood Campus Special Education School
    Grades: PK-5 | 171 students
    0.1 miles
    404 Maywood Avenue
    Maywood, NJ 07607
    (201)845-8818
    0.1 PK-5 171
  • Hackensack Nellie K. Parker
    Grades: PK-4 | 632 students
    0.6 miles
    261 Maple Hill Dr
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201)646-8020
    0.6 PK-4 632
  • Maywood Memorial
    Grades: PK-3 | 445 students
    0.7 miles
    764 Grant Ave
    Maywood, NJ 07607
    (201)845-9113
    0.7 PK-3 445
  • Rochelle Park Midland School #1
    Grades: PK-8 | 499 students
    0.8 miles
    300 Rochelle Ave
    Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
    (201)843-3120
    0.8 PK-8 499
  • Hackensack Fairmount
    Grades: PK-4 | 624 students
    1.0 miles
    105 Grand Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201)646-7890
    1.0 PK-4 624

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