Number 8

  • Number 8 serves 312 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Number 8's student population of 312 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students312 students
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1686 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Asian
4%
10%
Hispanic
49%
27%
Black
11%
16%
White
35%
45%
Two or more races
1%
2%
Diversity Score0.630.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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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    0.3 miles
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    (908)486-0550
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  • Linden Number 1
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    0.5 miles
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    Linden, NJ 07036
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    0.5 PK-5 450
  • Linden Number 6
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    0.5 miles
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    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)862-3003
    0.5 PK-5 364
  • Linden Linden High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1689 students
    0.7 miles
    121 W St George Ave
    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)486-5432
    0.7 9-12 1689
  • Linden Number 5
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    0.9 miles
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    Linden, NJ 07036
    (908)486-2666
    0.9 PK-5 317

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