Samuel T. Busansky School

16 Scrapetown Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
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Bottom 50%
Serving 281 students in grades 3-5, Samuel T. Busansky School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Samuel T. Busansky School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Samuel T. Busansky School's student population of 281 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Samuel T. Busansky School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Samuel T. Busansky School is 0.69, 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.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#1524 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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23%
36%
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40%
49%
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20-24%
23%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
32%
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Black
24%
15%
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White
46%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Samuel T. Busansky School's ranking?
Samuel T. Busansky School is ranked #1524 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Samuel T. Busansky School?
281 students attend Samuel T. Busansky School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Samuel T. Busansky School students are White, 24% of students are Black, 20% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What grades does Samuel T. Busansky School offer ?
Samuel T. Busansky School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Samuel T. Busansky School part of?
Samuel T. Busansky School is part of Pemberton Township School District.
In what neighborhood is Samuel T. Busansky School located?
Samuel T. Busansky School is located in the Pemberton Heights neighborhood of Pemberton, NJ. There are 1 other public schools located in Pemberton Heights.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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