Birches School

416 Westminster Blvd, Turnersville, NJ 08012 | (856) 232-1290
  • Grades: 1-5
  • Student Enrollment: 528
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  • Principal or Admin: Annette Miller
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 528
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 269 (50.9%)
  • Females: 259 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (3.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 52 (9.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 72 (13.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Birches School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black326.1%
Asian275.1%
Hispanic203.8%
White44985.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Birches School
  Number Percent
1st Grade9217.4%
2nd Grade9918.8%
3rd Grade10319.5%
4th Grade10519.9%
5th Grade11521.8%
Ungraded142.7%
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 Birches School performed on average better 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
201081.2%66.5%59.7%
200980.4%70.5%62.7%
 
Math Test
201090.5%86.5%59.9%
200989.2%86.5%75.2%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201068.5%66.6%41.9%
200975.2%65.0%80.2%
 
Math Test
201088.0%83.4%59.4%
200984.6%76.5%62.7%
 
Science Test
201096.3%96.8%87.1%
200999.2%95.6%85.7%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201070.9%67.2%46.3%
200981.0%77.6%68.3%
 
Math Test
201083.8%85.3%62.5%
200992.0%93.7%56.6%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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