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South Orange-Maplewood School District
  • MAPLEWOOD, NJ

Report Card

grade A minus
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 minus
  6. Administration
    grade C minus
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade D+

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South Orange-Maplewood School District is a highly rated, public school district located in MAPLEWOOD, NJ. It has 6,819 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 33% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
33%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1280
716 responses
Average ACT
30
183 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
6,819
Free or Reduced Lunch
18.4%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,913
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.4%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$22,402 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    2%

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$165,681
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,990
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$638,000
National
$281,900

South Orange-Maplewood School District Reviews

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