Park Avenue Elementary School

  • Park Avenue Elementary School serves 615 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 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 37% (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 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Park Avenue Elementary School's student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students615 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Park Avenue Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Park Avenue Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1818 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Park Avenue Elementary School 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)
37%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Park Avenue Elementary School 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 Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
74%
27%
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Black
8%
16%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
17%
45%
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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Park Avenue Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.420.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFreehold Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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