Sussex Avenue School

  • Sussex Avenue School serves 312 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 66% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Sussex Avenue School's student population of 312 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sussex Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sussex Avenue School is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#632 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
30%
27%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
57%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sussex Avenue School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.580.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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