Elizabeth Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 27,157 students in Elizabeth Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
Public Schools in Elizabeth Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Elizabeth Public Schools School District are Terence C. Reilly School No 7, William F. Halloran School No.22 and Elizabeth High School - Frank J Cicarell Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Elizabeth Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Elizabeth Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NJ)
# Schools
37 Schools
2,564 Schools
# Students
27,157 Students
1,342,156 Students
# Teachers
2,086 Teachers
115,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Elizabeth 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.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#503 out of 652 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Elizabeth Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elizabeth 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)
52%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elizabeth 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.
Graduation Rate
82%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Elizabeth Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.71
# American Indian Students
13 Students
2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
486 Students
141,159 Students
% Asian Students
2%
10%
# Hispanic Students
20,040 Students
412,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
74%
31%
# Black Students
4,474 Students
198,944 Students
% Black Students
16%
15%
# White Students
2,060 Students
550,269 Students
% White Students
8%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
51 Students
2,646 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
34,254 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,347
37,500
# Students in K Grade:
1,791
82,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,799
90,889
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,815
91,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,859
92,196
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,837
93,838
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,844
94,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,902
98,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,866
100,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,949
102,176
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,856
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,750
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,769
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,429
99,076
# Ungraded Students:
1,344
55,792

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,684 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 $21,581 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
$589 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Elizabeth Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$586 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Elizabeth Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,684
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Elizabeth 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
$21,581
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Terence C. Reilly School No 7
Math: 78% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
436 First Avenue
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-6030
Grades: 2-8
| 1,112 students
Rank: #22.
William F. Halloran School No.22
Math: 72% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
612 Pulaski Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-4860
Grades: 2-8
| 1,055 students
Rank: #33.
Elizabeth High School - Frank J Cicarell Academy
Math: 35% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
40 Morrell Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-5870
Grades: 9-12
| 1,206 students
Rank: #44.
Victor Mravlag School No. 21
Math: 46% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
132 Shelley Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-5850
Grades: PK-8
| 602 students
Rank: #55.
Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy School No. 26
Math: 43% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1014 South Elmora Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-5970
Grades: PK-8
| 724 students
Rank: #66.
Chessie Dentley Roberts Academy School No. 30
Math: 43% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
730 Pennsylvania Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-6950
Grades: PK-8
| 761 students
Rank: #77.
Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
Math: 20% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
310 Cherry St
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,000 students
Rank: #88.
Dr. Albert Einstein Academy School No. 29
Math: 33% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
919 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-6900
Grades: PK-8
| 805 students
Rank: #99.
Abraham Lincoln School No. 14
Math: 31% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Grove Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-5828
Grades: K-8
| 860 students
Rank: #1010.
Madison Monroe School No. 16
Math: 29% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1091 North Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 436-5770
Grades: PK-8
| 615 students
Rank: #1111.
Iprep Academy School No 8
Math: 22% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
221-227 Court Street
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 275-6900
Grades: K-8
| 413 students
Rank: #1212.
Elmora School No. 12
Math: 23% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
638 Magie Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-5650
Grades: PK-8
| 651 students
Rank: #1313.
Dr. Antonia Pantoja School No. 27
Math: 26% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
505 -517 Morris Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-3900
Grades: PK-8
| 906 students
Rank: #1414.
Woodrow Wilson School No. 19
Math: 21% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
529 Edgar Rd
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6200
Grades: PK-8
| 633 students
Rank: #1515.
Robert Morris School No. 18
Math: 24% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
860 Cross Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 632 students
Rank: #1616.
Nicholas S. Lacorte-peterstown School No. 3
Math: 27% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Second Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6230
Grades: K-8
| 787 students
Rank: #1717.
Joseph Battin School No 4
Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6300
Grades: K-8
| 827 students
Rank: #1818.
Sonia Sotomayor School No 25
Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
525 First Avenue
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-5930
Grades: K-8
| 579 students
Rank: #1919.
Mabel G. Homes School No. 5
Math: 16% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Bayway Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6270
Grades: PK-8
| 779 students
Rank: #2020.
John Marshal School No. 20
Math: 19% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
521 Magnolia Ave
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-5800
Grades: K-8
| 380 students
Rank: #2121.
Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy
Math: 6% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
27 Martin Luther King Jr Plaza
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 436-6767
Grades: 9-12
| 1,101 students
Rank: #2222.
Christopher Columbus School No. 15
Math: 21% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
511 Third Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-5730
Grades: K-8
| 666 students
Rank: #2323.
George Washington Academy School No. 1
Math: 15% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Broadway
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-5555
Grades: PK-8
| 564 students
Rank: #2424.
Winfield Scott School No. 2
Math: 15% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Madison Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 436-6150
Grades: PK-8
| 635 students
Rank: #2525.
Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti School No 28
Math: 18% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
25 First Street
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-3950
Grades: PK-8
| 935 students
Rank: #2626.
Toussaint Louverture-marquis De Lafayette School No. 6
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1071 Julia St
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
(908) 436-5600
Grades: PK-8
| 1,066 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Benjamin Franklin School No. 13
Math: 17% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
248 Ripley Pl
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-5700
Grades: K-8
| 443 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Jerome Dunn Academy No 9
Math: 12% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Third Street
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-5580
Grades: K-8
| 888 students
Rank: #2929.
Nicholas Murray Butler Academy School No. 23
Math: 14% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
631-657 Westminstrer Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-5900
Grades: K-8
| 750 students
Rank: #3030.
J. Christian Bollwage Finance Academy
Math: 4% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
447 Richmond Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 364 students
Rank: #3131.
Admiral William F. Halsey Jr. Health & Public Safety Academy
Math: 2% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
641 South Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,271 students
Rank: #3232.
John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
Math: 9% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
123 Pearl St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6565
Grades: 9-12
| 1,430 students
Rank: #3333.
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy
Math: 2% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Summer St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 436-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 861 students
544 Pennsylvania Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07207
(908) 436-6410
Grades: PK
| 280 students
130 Trumbull Street
Elizabethport, NJ 07206
(908) 436-6450
Grades: PK
| 294 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Elizabeth
  • 500 North Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 07208
  • (908) 436-5000
  • epsnj.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 27,157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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