111 Hansom Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Mount Prospect Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mount Prospect Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 507 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mount Prospect Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Mount Prospect Elementary School's student population of 507 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Prospect Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Prospect Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#95 out of 2221 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
44%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
67%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
31%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
21%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.50
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (02-03)
1%
6%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   3/16/2020
It's a great school.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 507 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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