Columbus School

1 Carteret Ave, Carteret, NJ 07008 | (732) 541-8960
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 646
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School Description

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  • Mailing Address: 1 Carteret Avenue, Carteret, NJ 07008
  • Principal or Admin: Brent Macconnell
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 646
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 336 (52.0%)
  • Females: 310 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 73 (11.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 372 (57.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 445 (68.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Columbus School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black20531.7%
Asian8813.6%
Hispanic28243.7%
White7111.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Columbus School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten416.3%
Kindergarten9314.4%
1st Grade8112.5%
2nd Grade9514.7%
3rd Grade9715.0%
4th Grade10716.6%
5th Grade9414.6%
Ungraded385.9%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Columbus School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ASK state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

ASK - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201041.4%48.6%59.7%
200939.4%44.9%62.7%
 
Math Test
201075.8%75.5%59.9%
200963.3%67.1%75.2%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201047.8%43.6%41.9%
200954.3%56.1%80.2%
 
Math Test
201070.8%66.0%59.4%
200957.4%65.4%62.7%
 
Science Test
201091.1%89.3%87.1%
200981.9%87.4%85.7%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201043.3%53.1%46.3%
200958.1%54.2%68.3%
 
Math Test
201059.2%67.9%62.5%
200961.6%69.9%56.6%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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