Verona Public School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,191 students in Verona 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 Verona Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Verona Public School District are Laning Avenue School, Brookdale Avenue School and Forest Avenue School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Verona Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Verona Public 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
6 Schools
2,588 Schools
# Students
2,191 Students
1,368,249 Students
# Teachers
177 Teachers
113,373 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Verona Public School District, which is ranked within the top 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#222 out of 652 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Verona Public   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Verona 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)
71%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Verona 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
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Verona 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
0.34
0.70
# American Indian Students
7 Students
1,760 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
96 Students
139,739 Students
% Asian Students
4%
10%
# Hispanic Students
232 Students
387,031 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
29%
# Black Students
46 Students
204,931 Students
% Black Students
2%
15%
# White Students
1,762 Students
604,841 Students
% White Students
81%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
2,901 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
42 Students
27,046 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
40,051
# Students in K Grade:
146
90,544
# Students in 1st Grade:
171
94,273
# Students in 2nd Grade:
141
94,673
# Students in 3rd Grade:
135
98,054
# Students in 4th Grade:
162
99,080
# Students in 5th Grade:
165
100,288
# Students in 6th Grade:
171
99,644
# Students in 7th Grade:
153
98,805
# Students in 8th Grade:
168
100,512
# Students in 9th Grade:
192
102,835
# Students in 10th Grade:
182
99,945
# Students in 11th Grade:
154
98,626
# Students in 12th Grade:
158
97,589
# Ungraded Students:
73
53,330

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,101 in this school district is less 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 $21,899 is less 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
$42 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total revenue of Verona Public   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
$48 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Verona Public   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
$19,101
$24,440
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Verona Public   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
$21,899
$24,498
This chart display average spending per public school student in Verona Public   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 Verona Public School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Laning Avenue School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
18 Lanning Rd
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 239-5590
Grades: PK-4
| 248 students
Rank: #22.
Brookdale Avenue School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14 Brookdale Court
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 571-6752
Grades: K-4
| 130 students
Rank: #33.
Forest Avenue School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
118 Forest Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 571-6754
Grades: K-4
| 210 students
Rank: #44.
Henry B. Whitehorne Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 Bloomfield Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 239-1300
Grades: 5-8
| 676 students
Rank: #55.
Verona High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
151 Fairview Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 571-6750
Grades: 9-12
| 687 students
Rank: #66.
Frederic N. Brown Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
125 Grove Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
(973) 571-6753
Grades: K-4
| 240 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,191 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34

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