Spruce Street Elementary School

  • Spruce Street Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 75%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 69%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Spruce Street 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Spruce Street Elementary School's student population of 591 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spruce Street Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,177 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spruce Street Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Spruce Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Spruce Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Spruce Street Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
87%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Spruce Street Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
8%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Spruce Street Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Spruce Street Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spruce Street Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.240.43
This chart display the diversity score of Spruce Street Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Spruce Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spruce Street Elementary 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 NameLakewood Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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