Absecon Public Schools School District

800 Irelan Avenue
Absecon , NJ 08201
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 08

Top Rankings

Absecon Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 887 students in Absecon Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
Public Schools in Absecon Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Absecon Public Schools School District are H Ashton Marsh and Emma C Attales. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Absecon Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NJ)
# Schools
2 Schools
2,564 Schools
# Students
887 Students
1,342,156 Students
# Teachers
79 Teachers
115,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Absecon Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 648 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#431 out of 652 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Absecon Public Schools   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Absecon Public Schools   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Absecon Public Schools   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.71
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
57 Students
141,159 Students
% Asian Students
6%
10%
# Hispanic Students
208 Students
412,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
31%
# Black Students
133 Students
198,944 Students
% Black Students
15%
15%
# White Students
447 Students
550,269 Students
% White Students
50%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,646 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
42 Students
34,254 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
48
37,500
# Students in K Grade:
83
82,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
94
90,889
# Students in 2nd Grade:
76
91,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
107
92,196
# Students in 4th Grade:
88
93,838
# Students in 5th Grade:
84
94,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
94
98,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
94
100,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
94
102,176
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
99,076
# Ungraded Students:
25
55,792

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,525 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,132. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,188 is less than the state median of $25,552. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NJ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$17 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Absecon Public Schools   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$17 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Absecon Public Schools   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,525
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Absecon Public Schools   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,188
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Absecon Public Schools   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Absecon Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
H Ashton Marsh
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Irelan Ave
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 641-5375
Grades: PK-4
| 510 students
Rank: #22.
Emma C Attales
Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Irelan Avenue
Absecon, NJ 08201
(609) 641-5375
Grades: 5-8
| 377 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 2
  • Enrollment: 887 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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