Morris Plains Borough School

  • Morris Plains Borough School serves 368 students in grades 3-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 75% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Morris Plains Borough School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Morris Plains Borough School's student population of 368 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morris Plains Borough School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morris Plains Borough School is 0.30, 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#275 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Morris Plains Borough School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
83%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morris Plains Borough School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.300.70
This chart display the diversity score of Morris Plains Borough School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morris Plains Borough School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMORRIS PLAINS SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morris Plains Mountain Way School
    Grades: PK-2 | 207 students
    0.2 miles
    531 Speedwell Avenue
    Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (973)538-0339
    0.2 PK-2 207
  • Morris Plains Alfred Vail School
    Grades: K-2 | 305 students
    0.5 miles
    125 Speedwell Avenue
    Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (973)292-2080
    0.5 K-2 305
  • Morristown Unity Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 234 students
    0.8 miles
    1 Evergreen Place, Suite A
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973)292-1808
    0.8 K-8 234
  • Morristown Morris Regional School Alternative School
    Grades: M
    1.1 miles
    15 Jean St
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973)631-6410
    1.1 M n/a
  • Morris Plains Mountview Road School
    Grades: K-5 | 344 students
    1.2 miles
    30 Mountview Road
    Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (973)637-1550
    1.2 K-5 344

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