Number 2

  • Number 2 serves 649 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Number 2's student population of 649 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students649 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#901 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Number 2 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Number 2 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Number 2 and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Number 2 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
54%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Number 2 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
27%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Number 2 and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
14%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Number 2 and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Number 2 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Number 2.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.620.44
This chart display the diversity score of Number 2 and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Number 2 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Number 2 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLinden Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Linden Number 6
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    0.7 miles
    19 East Morris Ave.
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)862-3003
    0.7 PK-5 364
  • Linden Number 8
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    1.1 miles
    500 W Blancke St
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)862-4397
    1.1 PK-5 312
  • Linden Joseph E. Soehl Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 592 students
    1.4 miles
    300 E Henry St
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)486-0550
    1.4 6-8 592
  • Linden Number 1
    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
    1.5 miles
    728 No Wood Ave
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)486-2668
    1.5 PK-5 450
  • Linden Number 5
    Grades: PK-5 | 317 students
    1.5 miles
    1014 Bower Street
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)486-2666
    1.5 PK-5 317

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