Long Branch Public School District

540 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Long Branch Public 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%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 5,411 students in Long Branch Public School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
Public Schools in Long Branch Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Long Branch Public School District are Gregory Elementary School, A A Anastasia Elementary School and George L Catrambone. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Long Branch Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NJ)
# Schools
8 Schools
2,564 Schools
# Students
5,411 Students
1,342,156 Students
# Teachers
489 Teachers
115,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Long Branch Public 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 89% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#579 out of 652 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Long Branch Public   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 Long Branch Public   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)
34%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Long Branch Public   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
89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Long Branch Public   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.71
# American Indian Students
7 Students
2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
39 Students
141,159 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
3,213 Students
412,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
59%
31%
# Black Students
717 Students
198,944 Students
% Black Students
13%
15%
# White Students
1,273 Students
550,269 Students
% White Students
24%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,646 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
161 Students
34,254 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
542
37,500
# Students in K Grade:
360
82,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
353
90,889
# Students in 2nd Grade:
387
91,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
358
92,196
# Students in 4th Grade:
362
93,838
# Students in 5th Grade:
345
94,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
339
98,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
308
100,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
388
102,176
# Students in 9th Grade:
366
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
366
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
297
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
339
99,076
# Ungraded Students:
301
55,792

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,098 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,132. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,944 is less than the state median of $25,552. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NJ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$120 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Long Branch Public   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)
$119 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Long Branch Public   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
$22,098
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Long Branch Public   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
$21,944
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Long Branch Public   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 Long Branch Public School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gregory Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Monmouth Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-7048
Grades: K-5
| 587 students
Rank: #22.
A A Anastasia Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
92 Seventh Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 571-3396
Grades: K-5
| 562 students
Rank: #33.
George L Catrambone
Math: 31% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Park Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-3215
Grades: K-5
| 813 students
Rank: #44.
Long Branch Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Indiana Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 229-5533
Grades: 6-8
| 1,121 students
Rank: #55.
Long Branch High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Indiana Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 229-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,459 students
80 Avenel Boulevard
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 571-4150
Grades: PK-K
| 294 students
Rank: n/an/a
335 Long Branch Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-4539
Grades: PK-K
| 287 students
Rank: n/an/a
318 Morris Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 571-3139
Grades: PK-K
| 288 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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