Monument Elementary School

145 Pennington Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Monument Elementary School serves 430 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Monument Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Monument Elementary School's student population of 430 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Monument Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Monument Elementary School is 0.51, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1995 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
53%
32%
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Black
46%
15%
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White
n/a
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Monument Elementary School's ranking?
Monument Elementary School is ranked #1995 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Monument Elementary School?
430 students attend Monument Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Monument Elementary School students are Hispanic, 46% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Monument Elementary School?
Monument Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Monument Elementary School offer ?
Monument Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Monument Elementary School part of?
Monument Elementary School is part of Trenton Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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