Pemberton Township School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,767 students in Pemberton Township 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 Pemberton Township School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pemberton Township School District are Fort Dix Elementary School, Alexander Denbo and Samuel T. Busansky School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pemberton Township School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pemberton Township 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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Pemberton Township School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NJ)
# Schools
11 Schools
2,588 Schools
# Students
4,767 Students
1,368,249 Students
# Teachers
398 Teachers
113,373 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Pemberton Township School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 649 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 92% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#555 out of 652 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pemberton Township   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 Pemberton Township   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)
43%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pemberton Township   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
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pemberton Township   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.70
# American Indian Students
12 Students
1,760 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
87 Students
139,739 Students
% Asian Students
2%
10%
# Hispanic Students
766 Students
387,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
29%
# Black Students
1,137 Students
204,931 Students
% Black Students
24%
15%
# White Students
2,593 Students
604,841 Students
% White Students
54%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
2,901 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
152 Students
27,046 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
541
40,051
# Students in K Grade:
357
90,544
# Students in 1st Grade:
362
94,273
# Students in 2nd Grade:
363
94,673
# Students in 3rd Grade:
344
98,054
# Students in 4th Grade:
343
99,080
# Students in 5th Grade:
352
100,288
# Students in 6th Grade:
317
99,644
# Students in 7th Grade:
337
98,805
# Students in 8th Grade:
320
100,512
# Students in 9th Grade:
277
102,835
# Students in 10th Grade:
236
99,945
# Students in 11th Grade:
238
98,626
# Students in 12th Grade:
254
97,589
# Ungraded Students:
126
53,330

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,695 is higher than the state median of $24,440. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,076 is higher than the state median of $24,498. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NJ)
Total Revenue
$127 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pemberton Township   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
$124 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Pemberton Township   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
$26,695
$24,440
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pemberton Township   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
$26,076
$24,498
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pemberton Township   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.

Best Pemberton Township School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fort Dix Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1199 Fort Dix Juliustown Road
Joint Base Mdl, NJ 08640
(609) 893-8141
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #22.
Alexander Denbo
Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
One Learning Way
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
(609) 893-8141
Grades: 3-5
| 328 students
Rank: #33.
Samuel T. Busansky School
Math: 31% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16 Scrapetown Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 893-8141
Grades: 3-5
| 330 students
Rank: #44.
Helen A. Fort Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Fort Dix Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 893-8141
Grades: 7-8
| 658 students
Rank: #55.
Joseph S. Stackhouse School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
125a Trenton Road
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
(609) 893-8141
Grades: 3-5
| 286 students
Rank: #66.
Pemberton Township High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
148 Arneys Mount Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 893-8141
Grades: 9-12
| 1,006 students
Rank: #77.
Marcus Newcomb Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Fort Dix Rd
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 893-8141
Grades: 6
| 330 students
Harker-wylie School
125c Trenton Road
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
(609) 893-8141
Grades: K-2
| 285 students
Howard L. Emmons
14 Scrapetown Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 893-8141
Grades: K-2
| 319 students
Isaiah Haines
125 B Trenton Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
(609) 893-8141
Grades: K-2
| 297 students
100 Arney's Mt. Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 893-8141
Grades: PK
| 485 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,767 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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