Thomas Sharp Elementary School

  • Thomas Sharp Elementary School serves 195 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower 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 40-44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas Sharp Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Thomas Sharp Elementary School's student population of 195 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students195 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Sharp Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Thomas Sharp Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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#1567 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
31%
29%
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Black
16%
15%
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White
38%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score0.730.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCollingswood Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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