301 Moore Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West Cape May Elementary School serves 102 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
West Cape May Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher 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 60-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

West Cape May Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

West Cape May Elementary School's student population of 102 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
102 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

West Cape May Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 West Cape May Elementary School is 0.25, 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
#883 out of 2221 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
10%
29%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
86%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 102 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Btm 50%)

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