Mount Prospect Elementary School

111 Hansom Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Mount Prospect Elementary School serves 594 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mount Prospect Elementary School's student population of 594 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Prospect Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Prospect Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#78 out of 2239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
58%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
30%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.70
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (02-03)
1%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBernards Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mount Prospect Elementary School is Bridgewater-raritan High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bedminster Township Public School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hamilton Primary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bridgewater Hamilton Primary School Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 507 students
    1.3 miles
    9 Hamilton Lane
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    (908) 575-0050
    1.3 K-4 507
  • Bridgewater Hillside Intermediate School Math: 69% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-6 | 574 students
    1.8 miles
    844 Brown Road
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    (908) 231-1905
    1.8 5-6 574
  • Bedminster Bedminster Township Public School Math: 59% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 523 students
    2.0 miles
    234 Somerville Road
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    (908) 234-0768
    2 PK-8 523
  • Liberty Corner Liberty Corner School Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 536 students
    2.3 miles
    61 Church Street
    Liberty Corner, NJ 07938
    (908) 204-2550
    2.3 K-5 536
  • Bridgewater Eisenhower Intermediate School Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 770 students
    3.1 miles
    791 Eisenhower Ave
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    (908) 231-0230
    3.1 5-6 770

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