Washington School

427 Darrow Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060 | (908) 731-4230
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 530
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  • Principal or Admin: Anthony Jenkins
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 530
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 260 (49.1%)
  • Females: 270 (50.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 392 (74.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 442 (83.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Washington School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black18635.1%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic33463.0%
White30.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Washington School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten417.7%
Kindergarten8616.2%
1st Grade7614.3%
2nd Grade6712.6%
3rd Grade7213.6%
4th Grade6412.1%
5th Grade6311.9%
6th Grade458.5%
Ungraded163.0%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Washington School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a great school with great staff. Open to the community and gives back to the community. The principal is concerned for the students aas well as the staff and it shows in his everyday to day plans... even when school is closed for the summer. Keep up the GREAT WORK!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Washington School performed on average much worse than most 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
201023.5%27.8%59.7%
200938.4%36.2%62.7%
 
Math Test
201042.7%44.9%59.9%
200955.4%50.0%75.2%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201025.4%31.3%41.9%
200921.5%29.0%80.2%
 
Math Test
201044.4%54.7%59.4%
200924.6%45.3%62.7%
 
Science Test
201076.6%82.8%87.1%
200960.0%71.5%85.7%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201025.0%35.7%46.3%
200928.0%37.0%68.3%
 
Math Test
201042.6%53.4%62.5%
200956.0%55.9%56.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201027.7%30.6%78.6%
 
Math Test
201059.5%46.4%86.1%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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