Bergenfield Borough School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools in Bergenfield Borough School District, serving 3,537 students. Bergenfield Borough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Public schools in Bergenfield Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 55% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
The top ranked public schools in Bergenfield Borough School District are Jefferson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School and Washington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is more than the New Jersey public school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameBergenfield Borough School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bergenfield.org
School District Phone Number(201) 385-8801
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
# of Schools7 Schools2,593 Schools
# of Students3,537 Students1,370,037 Students
# of Teachers273 Teachers113,509 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1

District Comparison

Bergenfield Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 654 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#308 out of 655 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bergenfield Borough   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bergenfield Borough   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)
46%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bergenfield Borough   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.
Graduation Rate
97%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bergenfield Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.650.70
# of American Indian Students6 Students1,764 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students942 Students139,807 Students
% Asian Students
27%
10%
# of Hispanic Students1,814 Students387,558 Students
% Hispanic Students
51%
29%
# of Black Students263 Students205,579 Students
% Black Students
7%
15%
# of White Students419 Students605,321 Students
% White Students
12%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students20 Students2,908 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students73 Students27,100 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3340,174
# of Students in Kindergarten:19890,834
# of Students in 1st Grade:19994,517
# of Students in 2nd Grade:23994,807
# of Students in 3rd Grade:25598,088
# of Students in 4th Grade:23799,118
# of Students in 5th Grade:253100,315
# of Students in 6th Grade:27099,690
# of Students in 7th Grade:25698,862
# of Students in 8th Grade:278100,569
# of Students in 9th Grade:264103,043
# of Students in 10th Grade:297100,115
# of Students in 11th Grade:27098,802
# of Students in 12th Grade:32297,710
# of Ungraded Students:16653,393

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $20,133 in this school district is less than the state median of $24,433. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,842 is less than the state median of $24,452. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$71 MM$23 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bergenfield Borough   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$74 MM$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Bergenfield Borough   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$20,133$24,433
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bergenfield Borough   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$20,842$24,452
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bergenfield Borough   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.

Bergenfield Borough School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    200 Hickory Avenue
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-8804

    Grades: K-5 | 262 students
  • Lincoln Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    115 Highview Avenue
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-8759

    Grades: PK-5 | 396 students
  • Washington Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    49 S Summit Street
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-8771

    Grades: K-5 | 294 students
  • Franklin Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2 N Franklin Avenue
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-8581

    Grades: K-5 | 338 students
  • Roy W. Brown Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    130 S Washington Ave
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-8847

    Grades: 6-8 | 836 students
  • Hoover Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    273 Murray Hill Terrace
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-8582

    Grades: K-5 | 237 students
  • Bergenfield High School Math: 29% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 S Prospect Ave
    Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-8600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,174 student
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