Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School

666 South Springfield Ave.

Springfield, NJ 07081

Tel: (973)376-1025
  • Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School serves 257 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School operates within the Springfield Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 257 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students257 students
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeThelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
15%
10%
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
20%
26%
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Black Students (1991-2016)
Black
10%
16%
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
54%
46%
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsThelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.69
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Springfield Public School District's student population of 2,279 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,769 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,464 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District NameSpringfield Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed2,279921
Springfield Public School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$37 MM$19 MM
Springfield Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$37 MM$19 MM
Springfield Public School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$16,769$20,569
Springfield Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$16,464$20,942
Springfield Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Springfield Edward V. Walton Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 634 students
    0.3 miles
    601 Mountain Ave.
    Springfield, NJ 07081
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    0.3 PK-2 634
  • Westfield Crossroads School Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 46 students
    0.8 miles
    45 Cardinal Drive
    Westfield, NJ 07090
    (908)232-6655
    0.8 PK-8 46
  • Springfield Florence M. Gaudineer Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 495 students
    0.8 miles
    75 South Springfield Ave.
    Springfield, NJ 07081
    (973)376-1025
    0.8 6-8 495
  • Springfield Jonathan Dayton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 610 students
    1.2 miles
    139 Mountain Ave., Po Box 210
    Springfield, NJ 07081
    (973)376-1025
    1.2 9-12 610
  • Springfield James Caldwell Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 283 students
    1.4 miles
    36 Caldwell Place
    Springfield, NJ 07081
    (973)376-1025
    1.4 3-5 283

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