Newell Elementary School

27 High Street
Allentown, NJ 08501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Newell Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Newell Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Newell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Newell Elementary School's student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Newell Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Newell Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#787 out of 2221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
81%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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