Mount Prospect Elementary School

111 Hansom Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Mount Prospect Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Top 5% in NJ
  • : 82% (Top 1%)
  • : 72% (Top 5%)
  • 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:

School Overview

Mount Prospect Elementary School's student population of 518 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Prospect Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mount Prospect Elementary School is 0.52, 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)
#36 out of 2183 schools
(Top 5%)
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82%
26%
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 2020-21 school year data.
72%
47%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
66%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
32%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
20%
40%
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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.
0.52
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
30%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (02-03)
1%
6%
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mount Prospect Elementary School's ranking?
Mount Prospect Elementary School is ranked #36 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Mount Prospect Elementary School often compared to?
Mount Prospect Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Liberty Corner School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
82% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Mount Prospect Elementary School?
518 students attend Mount Prospect Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Mount Prospect Elementary School students are Asian, 20% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mount Prospect Elementary School?
Mount Prospect Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Mount Prospect Elementary School offer ?
Mount Prospect Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Mount Prospect Elementary School part of?
Mount Prospect Elementary School is part of Bernards Township School District.

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5   3/16/2020
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 82% (Top 1%)
  • : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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