Menlo Park Elementary School

Tel: (732)452-2910
  • Menlo Park Elementary School serves 820 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Menlo Park Elementary School operates within the Edison Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students820 students
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Menlo Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Menlo Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeMenlo Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
Menlo Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
74%
10%
Menlo Park Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
7%
25%
Menlo Park Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
3%
16%
Menlo Park Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
15%
48%
Menlo Park Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Menlo Park Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Menlo Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMenlo Park Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.430.68
Menlo Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
31%
Menlo Park Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Menlo Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Edison Township School District's student population of 14,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,789 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,602 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameEdison Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
2
Number of Students Managed14,669954
Edison Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue$244 MM$20 MM
Edison Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending$241 MM$20 MM
Edison Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student$16,789$21,422
Edison Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$16,602$21,053
Edison Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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