Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there is 1 public middle school managed by Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District serving 778 students in Merchantville, New Jersey.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the state average of 12:1.

Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Merchantville Howard M Phifer Middle School
    8201 Park Ave
    Merchantville, NJ 08109
    (856)662-8511

    Grades: 7-8 | 778 students

Overview

School District NamePennsauken Township Board Of Education School District
# of Schools11
# of Students5,055
# of Teachers397
Student : Teacher Ratio13
# of Male Students2,618
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students2,437
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.69
# of American Indian Students6
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students563
% Asian Students
11%
# of Hispanic Students2,217
% Hispanic Students
44%
# of Black Students1,573
% Black Students
31%
# of White Students639
% White Students
13%
# of Hawaiian Students11
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students46
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:148
# of Students in Kindergarten:359
# of Students in 1st Grade:355
# of Students in 2nd Grade:369
# of Students in 3rd Grade:369
# of Students in 4th Grade:363
# of Students in 5th Grade:339
# of Students in 6th Grade:338
# of Students in 7th Grade:362
# of Students in 8th Grade:326
# of Students in 9th Grade:272
# of Students in 10th Grade:345
# of Students in 11th Grade:329
# of Students in 12th Grade:337
# of Ungraded Students:444

District Comparison

  • Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District and graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,648 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,569. The school district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $19,289 is less than the state average of $20,942. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$98 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District and average revenue for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$101 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District and average spending for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,648$20,569
This chart display average revenue per student in Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District and average revenue per student in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$19,289$20,942
This chart display average spending per student in Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District and average spending per student in NJ by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Pennsauken Township Board Of Education School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.43. The most diverse school in the district is Roosevelt Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.