Tamaques Elementary School

  • Tamaques Elementary School serves 428 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (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 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Tamaques Elementary School's student population of 428 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students428 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Tamaques Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Tamaques Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Tamaques Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tamaques Elementary School is 0.35, 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#218 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tamaques 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tamaques 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
10%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tamaques Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tamaques Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tamaques Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tamaques 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
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tamaques Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.350.43
This chart display the diversity score of Tamaques 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
2%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tamaques 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tamaques Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestfield Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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