New Jersey

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.state.nj.us/education
Students
2002-03
598 583

Staff
1993-94
Pre-K 9,225 K-8 775,959 9-12 288,263 Total (K-12) 1,064,222

1993-94

Public school enrollment (CCD)

2002-03
21,590 903,367 369,115 1,272,482

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 37,425
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total 15,473 23,432 141 8,094 84,564 12,806 1,378 6,236 55,218 75,638

2002-03
49,547 21,307 29,877 392 5,881 107,004 22,671 1,464 6,774 61,468 92,377

Number of public schools

(CCD)

1,457 393 310 3 124 2,287 1,520 431 363 12 88 2,414 50

Elementary Middle High Combined Other Total

Race/ethnicity (CCD)
American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White-non-Hispanic Students with disabilities (OSEP) * 5% 19 13 63 14% 4% * 7% 18 17 59 14% 4%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools (CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2001-02, in thousands)

2001-02
$9,358,608 488,508 5,975,494 15,822,610

Instructional Noninstructional Support Total

Students with limited English proficiency (NCELA) Migrant students
(OME)

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000
English Mathematics Science Social studies 87% 69 82 93 74% 90 93 93

$8,015,197 428,378 4,931,955 13,375,530

*

*

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified teachers, 2002-03 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2001-02)

$11,618

$11,793

Eighth-grade students enrolled in 1996 Algebra I for high school credit n/a
(NAEP)

2003

26%

Not Available

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2001-02)

Federal 4%

Local 53%

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced371,392 Price Lunch Program, 2002-03 (CCD) Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2002-03 (CCD)
0-34% 35-49% 50-74% 196 290 289 1,638

Outcomes

State 43%

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) 4% Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 83 64 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) NAEP state results (NCES)
Reading, Grade 4 Proficient level or above Basic level or above Math, Grade 8 Proficient level or above Basic level or above

2000-01
3% 85 64

1994
33% 65

2003
39% 70

Title I allocation 2001-02
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

$257,022,021

75-100%

1996
n/a n/a

2003
33% 71

KEY:

72

K

— n/a # FTE

* = Less than 0.5 percent

= Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = Full Time Equivalent

^

1 school did not report.

Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for New Jersey’s definitions of proficient for language arts literacy and mathematics for grades 4, 8, and high school. See http://education.state.nj.us/rc/ for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: New Jersey Skills and Knowledge Assessment State student achievement levels: Partially Proficient, Proficient, Advanced Proficient

New Jersey

S t u d e n t A c h i e v e m e n t 2 0 0 2 - 0 3
New Jersey Skills and Knowledge Assessment, Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment, and High School Proficiency Assessment used for NCLB accountability Language arts literacy Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8 High school
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 78% 58 37 42 31 58 63 87 74% 48 17 28 14 48 55 85 80% 57 61 35 18 61 63 88

NCLB Accountability Goals
2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
Grade 4 Language arts literacy Mathematics Grade 8 Language arts literacy Mathematics High school anguage arts literacy L Mathematics 68% 53 58 39 73 55

Target (2002-03)
68% 53 58 39 73 55

2002-03 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2003-04 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences Title I schools All schools
1,443 (59%) 14 (1%) 50 (2%) 0 0 0

Student achievement trend: Language arts literacy percent proficient level or above 100% 2003 81 80 79 79 78 2002 73 73 74 74 75% 2001 50%

All districts
n/a 0 0 0 0 0

25% Grade 4 Grade 8 High School Mathematics Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 68% 47 39 40 34 42 53 79 57% 30 13 16 19 25 36 69

Made AYP 1,115 (81%) Identified for improvement: Year 1 14 (1%) Year 2 250 (18%) Corrective action 0 Restructuring 0 Exited improvement status (made AYP twice 0 after missing twice or more, includes total “made” above)

0%

High school
66% 36 37 23 22 33 42 77

Other indicator, 2002-03
Elementary/Middle indicator: Attendance High school indicator: Dropout rate

State target

State outcome

Meet or progress toward 90% Met Reduce by .5% per year until prior year’s Met dropout percentage is reached 0 11,097 0 4%

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above

NCLB choice participation
Title I school choice: Supplemental educational services:

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students

100% 75% 66 66 68 62 58 57 50% 25% 0% Grade 4

79

69 66

2003 2002 2001

Grade 8 High School

73