Parsons

  • Parsons serves 770 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 41% (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 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Parsons's student population of 770 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students770 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#1516 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
27%
10%
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Hispanic
45%
27%
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Black
15%
16%
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White
12%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parsons.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Brunswick Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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