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South Orange-Maplewood School District
  • MAPLEWOOD, NJ

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade C minus
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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South Orange-Maplewood School District is a highly rated, public school district located in MAPLEWOOD, NJ. It has 7,353 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1240
779 responses
Average ACT
29
181 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
7,353
Free or Reduced Lunch
18.4%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,325
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.4%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$19,072 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    2%

Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$139,081
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,679
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$527,900
National
$217,500

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