Mountain Way School



Mountain Way School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mountain Way School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 125
1 3
2 66
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 6

Mountain Way School is a public elementary school located in Morris Plains, NJ in the Morris Plains School District. It enrolls 224 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mountain Way School is the 1,393rd largest public school in New Jersey and the 47,173rd largest nationally. It has 10.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 224
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,173rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 1,393rd out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 342nd out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,329th out of 1,572

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Mountain Way School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 124
(55%)
298
(49%)
 Female 100
(45%)
306
(51%)

Mountain Way School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 158
(71%)
475
(79%)
 Two or More 27
(12%)
32
(5%)
 Asian 22
(10%)
46
(8%)
 Hispanic 12
(5%)
39
(6%)
 Black 4
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mountain Way School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 212
(95%)
583
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 9
(4%)
18
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Mountain Way School is ranked 1,406th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mountain Way School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mountain Way School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 230
2006 246
2007 244
2008 249
2009 238
2010 N/A
2011 205
2012 204
2013 200
2014 204
2015 224

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 14.5
2007 14.4
2008 11.3
2009 15.9
2010 N/A
2011 10.6
2012 12.1
2013 10.8
2014 11.6
2015 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.044715447154472
2007 0.0081967213114754
2008 0.012048192771084
2009 0.016806722689076
2010
2011 0.029268292682927
2012 0.03921568627451
2013 0.06
2014 0.024509803921569
2015 0.053571428571429

Compare Mountain Way School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.4%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 02 224 10.6:1  
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Public 06 - 08 1,147 12.9:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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