Scotch Plains Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Scotch Plains Fanwood School District Details

Scotch Plains Fanwood School District
512 Cedar Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

5,631 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Scotch Plains Fanwood School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

100 80 60 40 20 0
72%
50%
78%
56%
66%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Evergreen Elementary School
2280 Evergreen Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04
Howard B. Brunner Elementary School
721 Westfield Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04
J. Ackerman Coles Elementary School
16 Kevin Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04
Park Middle School
580 Park Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
05-08
School One Elementary
563 Willow Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
667 Westfield Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
09-12
Terrill Middle School
1301 Terrill Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
05-08
William J. Mcginn Elementary School
1100 Roosevelt Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
KG-04

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.8% 42.8%
Black 7.3% 15.2%
Hispanic 13.4% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.1% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 4.0% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,280 $56,612,000 53.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,862 $10,252,000 9.6%
Staff $815 $4,488,000 4.2%
General Administration $186 $1,025,000 1.0%
School Administration $819 $4,509,000 4.2%
Operation $1,742 $9,592,000 9.0%
Transportation $331 $1,823,000 1.7%
Other $375 $2,063,000 1.9%
Total Support $6,129 $33,752,000 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,885 $15,889,000 15.0%
Total Expenditures $19,294 $106,253,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%