Walnut Street Elementary School

  • Walnut Street Elementary School serves 790 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 43% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Walnut Street Elementary School's student population of 790 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Street Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Street Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1470 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walnut Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnut Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
39%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walnut Street Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
16%
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White
43%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Street Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walnut Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Street Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameToms River Regional School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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