South Mountain Elementary/annex

  • South Mountain Elementary/annex serves 600 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • South Mountain Elementary/annex's student population of 600 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students600 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Mountain Elementary/annex's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Mountain Elementary/annex 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#216 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
27%
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Black
16%
16%
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White
64%
45%
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Two or more races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Orange-Maplewood School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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