J Ackerman Coles School

16 Kevin Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 | (908) 757-7555
  • Grades: PK-4
  • Student Enrollment: 552
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  • Mailing Address: 16 Kevin Road, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
  • Principal or Admin: Carl M. Kumpf
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 552
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 290 (52.5%)
  • Females: 262 (47.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 10 (1.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 6 (1.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 16 (2.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
J Ackerman Coles School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black407.2%
Asian5910.7%
Hispanic193.4%
White43378.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For J Ackerman Coles School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten427.6%
Kindergarten9517.2%
1st Grade8916.1%
2nd Grade10819.6%
3rd Grade9917.9%
4th Grade11320.5%
Ungraded61.1%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that J Ackerman Coles School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ASK state exams in the following subjects:
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  • Math
  • Science

ASK - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201079.4%81.1%59.7%
200983.5%82.0%62.7%
 
Math Test
201093.1%91.4%59.9%
200993.4%89.5%75.2%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201085.8%78.0%41.9%
200977.8%77.5%80.2%
 
Math Test
201090.0%88.4%59.4%
200980.0%83.4%62.7%
 
Science Test
201095.8%98.5%87.1%
200994.1%93.9%85.7%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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