Wilson Avenue School

  • Wilson Avenue School serves 1,147 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 38% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Wilson Avenue School's student population of 1,147 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilson Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilson Avenue School is 0.49, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1657 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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Hispanic
60%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
39%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson Avenue School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.490.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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