Ryerson Elementary School

30 Mc Clelland Avenue
Wayne, NJ 07470
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ryerson Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ryerson Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ryerson Elementary School's student population of 284 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Ryerson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Ryerson Elementary School is 0.56, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1431 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
61%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 50%)

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