Richmond Avenue School

4115 Ventnor Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Richmond Avenue School serves 580 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Richmond Avenue 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Richmond Avenue School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Richmond Avenue School's student population of 580 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Richmond Avenue School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Richmond Avenue School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1455 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
32%
10%
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Hispanic
51%
32%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Richmond Avenue School's ranking?
Richmond Avenue School is ranked #1455 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Richmond Avenue School often compared to?
Richmond Avenue Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chelsea Heights School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Richmond Avenue School?
580 students attend Richmond Avenue School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Richmond Avenue School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Richmond Avenue School?
Richmond Avenue School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Richmond Avenue School offer ?
Richmond Avenue School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Richmond Avenue School part of?
Richmond Avenue School is part of Atlantic City School District.

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3   11/17/2021
Great school bro.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Kristopher Ortiz

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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