Rockaway Valley School

  • Rockaway Valley School serves 427 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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 88% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rockaway Valley School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Rockaway Valley School's student population of 427 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rockaway Valley School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Rockaway Valley School is 0.24, 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#128 out of 2239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
2%
29%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
87%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.240.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoonton Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Boonton School Street School
    Grades: PK-K | 127 students
    1.6 miles
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    Boonton, NJ 07005
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    1.6 PK-K 127
  • Mountain Lakes Mountain Lakes High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 680 students
    1.7 miles
    96 Powerville Rd.
    Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
    (973) 334-8400
    1.7 9-12 680
  • Mountain Lakes Academy For Biotechnology Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    2.1 miles
    96 Powerville Road
    Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
    (973) 334-8480
    2.1 9-12 19
  • Mountain Lakes Wildwood Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
    2.1 miles
    51 Glen Rd.
    Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
    (973) 334-3609
    2.1 K-5 462
  • Boonton Boonton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 603 students
    2.2 miles
    306 Lathrop Avenue
    Boonton, NJ 07005
    (973) 335-9700
    2.2 9-12 603

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