Number 5

  • Number 5 serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower 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 45-49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Number 5's student population of 317 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students317 students
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1619 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Asian
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Number 5 and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
27%
Black
75%
16%
White
3%
45%
Diversity Score0.390.70
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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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