Tamaques Elementary School

641 Willow Grove Rd
Westfield, NJ 07090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Tamaques Elementary School serves 407 students in grades 1-5.
Tamaques 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Tamaques Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Tamaques Elementary School's student population of 407 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Tamaques Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Tamaques Elementary School is 0.36, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#163 out of 2239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
29%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
79%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.360.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestfield Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tamaques Elementary School is Hillcrest Academy-south (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Thomas Edison Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westfield Thomas Edison Intermediate School Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 840 students
    0.3 miles
    800 Rahway Ave
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4470
    0.3 6-8 840
  • Westfield Hillcrest Academy-south Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 102 students
    0.4 miles
    1571 Lamberts Mill Road
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 654-8558
    0.4 9-12 102
  • Westfield Lincoln Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 294 students
    0.4 miles
    728 Westfield Avenue
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4455
    0.4 PK-K 294
  • Westfield Jefferson Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 1-5 | 479 students
    0.6 miles
    1200 Boulevard
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4490
    0.6 1-5 479
  • Westfield Westfield Senior High School Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,913 student
    0.7 miles
    550 Dorian Rd
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908) 789-4500
    0.7 9-12 1,913

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