Willard Elementary School

601 Morningside Rd
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Willard Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Willard 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Willard Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Willard Elementary School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Willard Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Willard Elementary School is 0.48, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 2239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
15%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
70%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.480.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgewood Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Willard Elementary School is Midland Park Jr./sr. High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Godwin Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Midland Park Midland Park Jr./sr. High School Math: 40% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 442 students
    0.9 miles
    250 Prospect St
    Midland Park, NJ 07432
    (201) 444-7400
    0.9 7-12 442
  • Midland Park Godwin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 245 students
    1.0 miles
    41 E. Center Street
    Midland Park, NJ 07432
    (201) 445-5350
    1 PK-2 245
  • Ho Ho Kus Ho-ho-kus Public School Math: 84% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 599 students
    1.0 miles
    70 Lloyd Road
    Ho Ho Kus, NJ 07423
    (201) 652-4555
    1 PK-8 599
  • Midland Park Highland Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-6 | 251 students
    1.1 miles
    31 Highland Ave
    Midland Park, NJ 07432
    (201) 445-3880
    1.1 3-6 251
  • Ridgewood Ridge Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
    1.1 miles
    325 West Ridgewood Ave
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    (201) 670-2740
    1.1 K-5 442

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