Washington Memorial Elementary School

300 West Stewart Street
Washington, NJ 07882
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington Memorial Elementary School serves 288 students in grades 3-6.
Washington Memorial 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Washington Memorial Elementary School's student population of 288 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-6
Total Students
288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Memorial Elementary School is 0.58, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1386 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
22%
29%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
60%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Students: 288 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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