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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 874 students in Absecon Public Schools School District. Absecon Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
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.
Public schools in Absecon Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 55% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameAbsecon Public Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.edline.net/pages/abseconschooldistrict
School District Phone Number(609) 641-5375
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
# of Schools2 Schools2,591 Schools
# of Students874 Students1,369,336 Students
# of Teachers63 Teachers113,451 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1

District Comparison

Absecon Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 653 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#354 out of 655 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Absecon Public Schools   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.620.70
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,762 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students43 Students139,794 Students
% Asian Students
5%
10%
# of Hispanic Students124 Students387,424 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
29%
# of Black Students147 Students205,369 Students
% Black Students
17%
15%
# of White Students505 Students605,038 Students
% White Students
58%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students2,901 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students53 Students27,048 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2740,051
# of Students in Kindergarten:10390,649
# of Students in 1st Grade:7894,377
# of Students in 2nd Grade:8794,673
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8298,054
# of Students in 4th Grade:10399,080
# of Students in 5th Grade:91100,288
# of Students in 6th Grade:9399,690
# of Students in 7th Grade:8298,862
# of Students in 8th Grade:107100,569
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 103,043
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 100,115
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 98,802
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 97,710
# of Ungraded Students:2153,373

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $18,721 in this school district is less than the state median of $24,804. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,378 is less than the state median of $24,862. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$16 MM$23 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$16 MM$23 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,721$24,804
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,378$24,862
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 2016-17 school year data.

Absecon Public Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    H Ashton Marsh Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    800 Irelan Ave
    Absecon, NJ 08201
    (609) 641-5375

    Grades: PK-4 | 493 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Emma C Attales Math: 35% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    800 Irelan Avenue
    Absecon, NJ 08201
    (609) 641-5375

    Grades: 5-8 | 381 students
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