U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

New Jersey
http://www.state.nj.us/education/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$10,145

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
592

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
1,494 428 314 9 2,383

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
46

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
43,949 18,726 25,145 472 91,777

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
775,959 868,728
9-12
(CCD)
288,263 312,631
Total
(CCD)
1,151,307 1,289,256
Pre-K
(by state definition)
9,225 14,194

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 41%, Local 55%, Federal 4%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 1,561 2,603
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 58,410 78,012
  5% 6%
Black 213,963 233,406
  19% 18%
Hispanic 147,561 191,689
  13% 15%
White 729,812 783,685
  63% 61%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
163,667 188,375
14% 14%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
49,670 49,847
4% 4%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,799 n/a
*

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 1,522 schools; 35% to 49%, 197 schools; 50% to 74%, 247 schools; 75% to 100%, 314 schools

*114 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
All districts: 75% students at Proficient level

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Gains in percent passing rate, based on 5 bands

Indicators for School Accountability
Scores on CRT (Elementary School Proficiency Assessment, Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment, High School Proficiency Assessment)

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Increase in percent passing Reading/Language Arts, Math, Writing to 75% target.

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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 211 984 1,195
  18% 82% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal n/a n/a n/a
 
School in Need of Improvement n/a n/a n/a
 

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$186,176,129

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported New Jersey Proficiency Test
State Definition of "Proficient" Score of 200 or above

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Above Proficient
All Students 45% | 52% 3%
Title I Schools 75 | 25 *
High Poverty Schools 73 | 26 1
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 82 | 18 *
Migratory students 76 | 24 0
Students with Disabilities 78 | 22 1

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Above Proficient
All Students 34% | 47% 19%
Title I Schools 70 | 26 3
High Poverty Schools 67 | 29 4
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 72 | 25 4
Migratory students 68 | 28 4
Students with Disabilities 64 | 30 6

Middle School

Grade 8

Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Above Proficient
All Students 25% | 69% 6%
Title I Schools 56 | 43 1
High Poverty Schools 53 | 46 1
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 83 | 17 *
Migratory students 59 | 41 0
Students with Disabilities 73 | 27 *

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
  Partially Proficient | Proficient Above Proficient
All Students 40% | 43% 17%
Title I Schools 78 | 21 2
High Poverty Schools 72 | 25 3
      |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 80 | 17 4
Migratory students 79 | 21 0
Students with Disabilities 83 | 15 2

 

High School

Reading
    Pass  
All Students   84%  
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
         
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory students      
Students with Disabilities   34  

Mathematics
    Pass  
All Students   88%  
Title I Schools      
High Poverty Schools      
         
Students with Limited English Proficiency      
Migratory students      
Students with Disabilities   36  


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 3%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
49,881 52,940
75% 81%

Sources


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