St. Cloud Elementary School

Tel: (973)669-5393
  • St. Cloud Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • St. Cloud Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • St. Cloud Elementary School operates within the West Orange School District.

Top Placements (New Jersey)

St. Cloud Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

School Overview

  • St. Cloud Elementary School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students388 students
St. Cloud Elementary School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %St. Cloud Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
St. Cloud Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeSt. Cloud Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • St. Cloud Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of St. Cloud Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
St. Cloud Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
8%
10%
St. Cloud Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
18%
26%
St. Cloud Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
30%
16%
St. Cloud Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
35%
46%
St. Cloud Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
9%
2%
St. Cloud Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSt. Cloud Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.43
St. Cloud Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
St. Cloud Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
St. Cloud Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of St. Cloud Elementary School is West Orange School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • West Orange School District's student population of 6,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $21,023 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $20,609 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameWest Orange School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    11
    2
    Number of Students Managed6,688921
    West Orange School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    46%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$21,023$20,569
    District Spending / Student$20,609$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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