Milton Avenue School

  • Milton Avenue School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Milton Avenue School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Milton Avenue School operates within the The Of The Chathams School District.

Top Placements

Milton Avenue School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Milton Avenue School's student population of 356 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students356 students
Milton Avenue School Total Students (1991-2016)
Gender %Milton Avenue School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Milton Avenue School Total Teachers (1991-2016)
Students by GradeMilton Avenue School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Milton Avenue School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Milton Avenue School is 0.38, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
Milton Avenue School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2016)
Asian
10%
10%
Milton Avenue School Asian Students (1991-2016)
Hispanic
5%
26%
Milton Avenue School Black Students (1994-2016)
Black
n/a
16%
Milton Avenue School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
78%
46%
Milton Avenue School White Students (1991-2016)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Milton Avenue School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMilton Avenue School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.43
Milton Avenue School Diversity Score (1991-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
Milton Avenue School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Milton Avenue School is The Of The Chathams School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • The Of The Chathams School District's student population of 4,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,869 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,118 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameThe Of The Chathams School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    2
    Number of Students Managed4,156921
    The Of The Chathams School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    74%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    81%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$61 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$58 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,869$20,569
    District Spending / Student$14,118$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    School Reviews

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    This school is unsupportive if you are a working parent. The administration is very rude and not helpful, and frankly it is annoying to be talked down to every time you have a question. The teachers are great, but the curriculum is very unexciting and they are not concerned with developing individual growth. They are more concerned with test scores to keep their rating (and funding) high, than helping the students themselves. I do not think it deserves it's reputation. We are actually transferring to a private school with better academics and a better staff.
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