Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School

19 Maryknoll Road
Metuchen, NJ 08840
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 325 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Menlo Park Terrace 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 20-24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School's student population of 325 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School is 0.70, 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)
#1233 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
26%
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40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
20%
10%
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Hispanic
44%
32%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
26%
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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0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School's ranking?
Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School is ranked #1233 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School often compared to?
Menlo Park Terrace Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Menlo Park Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School?
325 students attend Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 20% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School?
Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School offer ?
Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School part of?
Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School is part of Woodbridge Township School District.
In what neighborhood is Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School located?
Menlo Park Terrace Elementary School is located in the Fords neighborhood of Metuchen, NJ.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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