University Elementary School

  • University Elementary School serves 500 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower 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 12% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • University 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • University Elementary School's student population of 500 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Elementary School is 0.15, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2189 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
8%
28%
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Black
92%
15%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.150.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrvington Public Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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