Mountain Park School

55 Fairfax Dr
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mountain Park School serves 228 students in grades 2-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mountain Park School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Mountain Park School's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Mountain Park School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Mountain Park School is 0.52, 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
#140 out of 2239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
12%
29%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
67%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley Heights School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mountain Park School is Watchung Hills Regional High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Columbia Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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