Essex Fells Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
102 Hawthorne Rd
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
Phone
(973) 226-0505
District
ESSEX FELLS SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
223
Classroom Teachers
28

* Essex Fells Elementary School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.6% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Essex Fells Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 85 52
Proficiency in Reading 83 51
Proficiency in Math 86 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 53
Proficiency in Reading 93 57
Proficiency in Math 83 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 93 52
Proficiency in Reading 95 57
Proficiency in Math 90 48

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 48
Proficiency in Reading 100 55
Proficiency in Math 100 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 7.85
AVG FOR DISTRICT 7.92
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 25 11.2%
Kindergarten 25 11.2%
Grade 1 35 15.7%
Grade 2 36 16.1%
Grade 3 30 13.5%
Grade 4 21 9.4%
Grade 5 25 11.2%
Grade 6 26 11.7%
Total 223 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.0% 85.2% 45.8%
Black 2.8% 2.8% 16.0%
Hispanic 6.1% 6.0% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.1% 5.1% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.9% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 0.0% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 2,095 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,484.0 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.3% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 17.9% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.8% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 18.0% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 735 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 1.6% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 99.0% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 80.9% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 60.1% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.6% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.1% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 4.9% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.1% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 0.8% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,112 $3,097,960 60.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,522 $517,010 10.1%
Staff $161 $33,005 0.6%
General Administration $1,127 $231,035 4.5%
School Administration $561 $115,005 2.2%
Operation $2,171 $445,055 8.7%
Transportation $112 $22,960 0.4%
Other $780 $159,900 3.1%
Total Support $7,434 $1,523,970 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,424 $496,920 9.7%
Total Expenditures $24,971 $5,119,055 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%