Prospect Park School No. 1

  • Prospect Park School No. 1 serves 923 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 34% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Prospect Park School No. 1's student population of 923 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students923 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prospect Park School No. 1's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prospect Park School No. 1 is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#1824 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prospect Park School No. 1 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)
34%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prospect Park School No. 1 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 Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
72%
27%
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Black
16%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prospect Park School No. 1 and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
10%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prospect Park School No. 1.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.450.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
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 Prospect Park School No. 1 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 NameProspect Park Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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