Washington Avenue School

102 Washington Avenue

Chatham, NJ 07928

Tel: (973)457-2510
  • Washington Avenue School serves 432 students in grades PK-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Washington Avenue School operates within the The Of The Chathams School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-3
Total Students432 students
Washington Avenue School Total Students (1990-2015)
Gender %Washington Avenue School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Washington Avenue School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeWashington Avenue School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
Washington Avenue School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
8%
10%
Washington Avenue School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
5%
25%
Washington Avenue School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
85%
48%
Washington Avenue School White Students (1990-2015)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Washington Avenue School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWashington Avenue School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.270.68
Washington Avenue School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
31%
Washington Avenue School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Washington Avenue School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • The Of The Chathams School District's student population of 4,111 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,818 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,070 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameThe Of The Chathams School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed4,111954
The Of The Chathams School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$61 MM$20 MM
The Of The Chathams School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$58 MM$20 MM
The Of The Chathams School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,818$19,116
The Of The Chathams School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,070$19,190
The Of The Chathams School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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