Somerdale Park School

301 Grace Street
Somerdale, NJ 08083
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 451 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Somerdale Park 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 24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Somerdale Park School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Somerdale Park School's student population of 451 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Somerdale Park 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 Somerdale Park School is 0.74, which is more 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)
#1631 out of 2201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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24%
36%
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32%
49%
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15-19%
23%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
25%
32%
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Black
23%
15%
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White
37%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.74
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Somerdale Park School's ranking?
Somerdale Park School is ranked #1631 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Somerdale Park School often compared to?
Somerdale Park Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Somerdale Park School?
451 students attend Somerdale Park School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Somerdale Park School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Somerdale Park School?
Somerdale Park School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Somerdale Park School offer ?
Somerdale Park School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Somerdale Park School part of?
Somerdale Park School is part of Somerdale School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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