Montclair Public School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 6,361 students in Montclair Public School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
Public Schools in Montclair Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Montclair Public School District are Watchung Elementary School, Charles H. Bullock School and Edgemont Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Montclair Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Montclair Public 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
11 Schools
2,564 Schools
# Students
6,361 Students
1,342,156 Students
# Teachers
575 Teachers
115,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Montclair Public School District, which is ranked within the top 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 90% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#216 out of 652 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Montclair Public   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montclair 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)
68%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montclair 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
90%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Montclair 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
0.67
0.71
# American Indian Students
6 Students
2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
332 Students
141,159 Students
% Asian Students
5%
10%
# Hispanic Students
847 Students
412,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
31%
# Black Students
1,397 Students
198,944 Students
% Black Students
22%
15%
# White Students
3,230 Students
550,269 Students
% White Students
51%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
2,646 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
542 Students
34,254 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
11
37,500
# Students in K Grade:
372
82,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
480
90,889
# Students in 2nd Grade:
457
91,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
443
92,196
# Students in 4th Grade:
432
93,838
# Students in 5th Grade:
451
94,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
513
98,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
494
100,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
524
102,176
# Students in 9th Grade:
513
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
482
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
483
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
516
99,076
# Ungraded Students:
190
55,792

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,734 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 $22,302 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
$151 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Montclair Public   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
$142 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Montclair Public   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
$23,734
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Montclair 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
$22,302
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Montclair 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 Montclair Public School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Watchung Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14 Garden St
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4259
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #22.
Charles H. Bullock School
Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
55 Washington Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4255
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
Rank: #33.
Edgemont Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20 Edgemont Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4162
Grades: K-5
| 237 students
Rank: #44.
Hillside Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
54 Orange Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4200
Grades: 3-5
| 489 students
Rank: #55.
Buzz Aldrin Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
173 Bellevue Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4220
Grades: 6-8
| 662 students
Rank: #66.
Northeast Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
603 Grove St
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4242
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #77.
Bradford Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
87 Mt Hebron Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4155
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #88.
Renaissance Middle School At The Rand Building
Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
176 North Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-5741
Grades: 6-8
| 243 students
Rank: #99.
Glenfield Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Maple Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4172
Grades: 6-8
| 655 students
Rank: #1010.
Montclair High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
100 Chestnut St
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,034 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nishuane Elementary School
(1)
32 Cedar Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 509-4222
Grades: PK-2
| 428 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Montclair Public School District
  • 22 Valley Rd., Montclair, NJ, 07042
  • (973) 509-4000
  • montclair.k12.nj.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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