Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School serves 440 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thurgood Marshall 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower 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 15-19% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School's student population of 440 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Thurgood Marshall Elementary School is 0.52, 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
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2134 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education
Quality of academic program is excellent! extracurricular activites are available to students. Facilities are good, even though the Obama school needs a new face. Parent involvment is poor. Parents need to get involved with students school work supporting them at home in their academics. They need to question teachers more or ask teachers for help with their child's education.
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