Richmond Avenue School

4115 Ventnor Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Richmond Avenue School serves 715 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher 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 54% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Richmond Avenue School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Richmond Avenue School's student population of 715 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Richmond Avenue 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 Richmond Avenue School is 0.63, 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
#1141 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
31%
10%
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Hispanic
51%
29%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.630.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlantic City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richmond Avenue School is Atlantic City High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chelsea Heights School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlantic City Chelsea Heights School
    Grades: PK-8 | 367 students
    0.5 miles
    4101 Filbert Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7272
    0.5 PK-8 367
  • Atlantic City Sovereign Avenue School
    Grades: PK-8 | 736 students
    0.6 miles
    3205 Arctic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7260
    0.6 PK-8 736
  • Atlantic City Brighton Avenue School
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    0.8 miles
    30 N. Brighton Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-3150
    0.8 PK-5 346
  • Absecon Atlantic Community Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-7 | 384 students
    1.0 miles
    112 South New York Rd
    Absecon, NJ 08205
    (609) 428-4300
    1.0 K-7 384
  • Atlantic City Texas Avenue School
    Grades: K-8 | 560 students
    1.0 miles
    2523 Arctic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 343-7350
    1.0 K-8 560

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