Washington Elementary School

Tel: (908)273-0817
  • Washington Elementary School serves 350 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Washington Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Washington Elementary School operates within the Summit Public School District.

Top Placements (New Jersey)

Washington Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Washington Elementary School's student population of 350 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students350 students
Washington Elementary School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Washington Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Washington Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeWashington Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Washington Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.53, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Washington Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
13%
10%
Washington Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
15%
26%
Washington Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
1%
16%
Washington Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
66%
46%
Washington Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Washington Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWashington Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.43
Washington Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
33%
Washington Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Washington Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Washington Elementary School is Summit Public School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Summit Public School District's student population of 4,099 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,313 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $18,023 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSummit Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    2
    Number of Students Managed4,099921
    Summit Public School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    69%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    50%
    District Total Revenue$76 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$74 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,313$20,569
    District Spending / Student$18,023$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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