West End School

  • West End School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • West End School's student population of 531 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West End School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West End School is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1786 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West End School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
59%
27%
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Black
20%
16%
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White
18%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West End School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.580.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Plainfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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