Park Avenue Elementary School

231 Park Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Park Avenue Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Park Avenue 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

School Overview

Park Avenue Elementary School's student population of 455 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Park Avenue 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 Park Avenue Elementary School is 0.40, 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
#1823 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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10%
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Hispanic
26%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Park Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
73%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Park Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
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44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Park Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.70
This chart display the diversity score of Park Avenue Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Park Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Park Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange Board Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Park Avenue Elementary School is Career And Innovation Academy Of Orange (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cleveland Street Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Orange Community Charter School (0.2 miles away)
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