No 4 Joseph Battin Elementary School

  • No 4 Joseph Battin Elementary School serves 853 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • No 4 Joseph Battin Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

No 4 Joseph Battin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • No 4 Joseph Battin Elementary School's student population of 853 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students853 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • No 4 Joseph Battin Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of No 4 Joseph Battin Elementary School is 0.36, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#1745 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
79%
29%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.360.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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