Roosevelt Elementary School

135 Jackson Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Roosevelt Elementary School serves 412 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Roosevelt Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Roosevelt Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Roosevelt Elementary School's student population of 412 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students412 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Rankings

Roosevelt Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Roosevelt Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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
#853 out of 2221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
42%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
24%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Plainfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Roosevelt Elementary School is South Plainfield High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Plainfield Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grant Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Plainfield South Plainfield High School Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,029 student
    1.2 miles
    200 Lake Street
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    1.2 9-12 1,029
  • South Plainfield South Plainfield Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 560 students
    1.2 miles
    2201 Plainfield Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    1.2 7-8 560
  • South Plainfield Grant Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 521 students
    1.4 miles
    305 Cromwell Place
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    1.4 5-6 521
  • South Plainfield John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 273 students
    1.4 miles
    2900 Norwood Avenue
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    1.4 PK-4 273
  • South Plainfield Franklin Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 240 students
    1.6 miles
    1000 Franklin Ave
    South Plainfield, NJ 07080
    (908) 754-4620
    1.6 PK-4 240

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