446 Snyder Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Thomas P. Hughes School serves 270 students in grades 2-5.
Thomas P. Hughes 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Thomas P. Hughes School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Thomas P. Hughes School's student population of 270 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-5
Total Students
270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas P. Hughes School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas P. Hughes School is 0.50, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#124 out of 2221 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
17%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
68%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Students: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Btm 50%)

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