Columbus School

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

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • 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--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Columbus School
  Number Percent
1st Grade8112.5%
2nd Grade9514.7%
3rd Grade9715.0%
4th Grade10716.6%
5th Grade9414.6%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
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

Language Arts Test
Math Test

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

Language Arts Test
Math Test
Science Test

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

Language Arts Test
Math Test
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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