Samsel Upper Elementary School

Serves grades 4 - 5

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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
298 Ernston Road
Parlin, NJ 08859
Phone
(732) 525-5200
District
SAYREVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1047
Classroom Teachers
81

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

6

(10 is best)

Better than 54.0% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Samsel Upper Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 53
Proficiency in Reading 64 57
Proficiency in Math 47 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 52
Proficiency in Reading 62 57
Proficiency in Math 48 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.86
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.98
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 478 45.7%
Grade 5 454 43.4%
Total 1047 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.6% 41.6% 45.8%
Black 16.0% 15.6% 16.0%
Hispanic 26.4% 22.7% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 19.5% 19.9% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.9% 36.2% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.5% 27.2% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 9.0% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 44,744 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,551.2 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.6% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.3% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,325 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 7.4% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.4% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.1% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.7% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.4% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.5% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.5% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.3% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 6.0% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,727 $52,981,617 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,475 $8,954,725 9.5%
Staff $417 $2,531,607 2.7%
General Administration $359 $2,179,489 2.3%
School Administration $644 $3,909,724 4.1%
Operation $1,100 $6,678,100 7.1%
Transportation $843 $5,117,853 5.4%
Other $283 $1,718,093 1.8%
Total Support $5,122 $31,095,662 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,733 $10,521,043 11.1%
Total Expenditures $15,582 $94,598,322 100.0%
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%