Forest Avenue School

Serves grades PK - 2

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
287 Forest Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Phone
(973) 429-8308
District
GLEN RIDGE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
240
Classroom Teachers
14

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Forest Avenue School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46
Proficiency in Reading 53
Proficiency in Math 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.72
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.46
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 24 10.0%
Kindergarten 68 28.3%
Grade 1 77 32.1%
Grade 2 69 28.8%
Total 240 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.1% 79.7% 45.8%
Black 3.8% 5.1% 16.0%
Hispanic 2.5% 7.2% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.7% 7.7% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.0% 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 0.2% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.2% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 7,668 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,987.7 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.9% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.1% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.4% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 10.1% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,459 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.5% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 70.9% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 61.4% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.0% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.1% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 4.2% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.5% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 0.6% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,446 $19,816,062 58.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,530 $2,902,410 8.6%
Staff $424 $804,328 2.4%
General Administration $482 $914,354 2.7%
School Administration $1,229 $2,331,413 6.9%
Operation $1,469 $2,786,693 8.3%
Transportation $118 $223,846 0.7%
Other $585 $1,109,745 3.3%
Total Support $5,838 $11,074,686 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,463 $2,775,311 8.2%
Total Expenditures $17,747 $33,666,059 100.0%
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%