Whiton Elementary School

470 Whiton Road
Neshanic Station, NJ 08853
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 580 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, Whiton Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Top 50% in NJ
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Whiton Elementary School's student population of 580 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Whiton Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,201 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Whiton Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#710 out of 2201 schools
(Top 50%)
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55-59%
36%
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50-54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whiton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
32%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
69%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whiton Elementary School's ranking?
Whiton Elementary School is ranked #710 out of 2,201 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Whiton Elementary School often compared to?
Whiton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Stony Brook School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NJ state average).
How many students attend Whiton Elementary School?
580 students attend Whiton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Whiton Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whiton Elementary School?
Whiton Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Whiton Elementary School offer ?
Whiton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Whiton Elementary School part of?
Whiton Elementary School is part of Branchburg Township School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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