Mount Prospect Elementary School

  • Mount Prospect Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mount Prospect Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mount Prospect Elementary School's student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Prospect Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Prospect Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#26 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mount Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Prospect Elementary 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
52%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mount Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mount Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mount Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
38%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mount Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mount Prospect Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.580.69
This chart display the diversity score of Mount Prospect Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBernards Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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