Walter Hill School

1815 Kings Highway
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Walter Hill School serves 251 students in grades 6.
Walter Hill School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walter Hill School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Walter Hill School's student population of 251 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6
Total Students
251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Walter Hill School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Walter Hill School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#871 out of 2183 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
32%
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Black
15%
15%
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White
65%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walter Hill School's ranking?
Walter Hill School is ranked #871 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Walter Hill School?
251 students attend Walter Hill School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Walter Hill School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walter Hill School?
Walter Hill School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Walter Hill School offer ?
Walter Hill School offers enrollment in grades 6
What school district is Walter Hill School part of?
Walter Hill School is part of Swedesboro-Woolwich School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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