Springfield Township School

  • Springfield Township School serves 232 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Springfield Township 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Springfield Township School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Springfield Township School's student population of 232 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 76% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Springfield Township School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Springfield Township School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. 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#745 out of 2234 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
7%
27%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
85%
45%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Springfield Township School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.270.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Springfield Township School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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