Elementary Schools in Bayonne School District


The Bayonne School District in New Jersey is home to 11 elementary schools serving grades PK-8, with student populations ranging from 393 to 1,210. The district as a whole is ranked 377 out of 615 in New Jersey and is rated 2 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger, indicating room for improvement across the schools.

Within the district, a few schools stand out as potential high-performers. John M. Bailey Community School ranks 516 out of 1,342 New Jersey elementary schools, the highest in the district, and is rated 3 out of 5 stars. It has strong test scores, with 70.5% of 6th graders proficient or better in English Language Arts and 60% proficient or better in Math. Nicholas Oresko Community School also ranks highly at 526 out of 1,342 schools statewide and is rated 3 out of 5 stars, with impressive test scores, including 97% of 8th graders proficient or better in Algebra I. Philip G. Vroom Community School ranks 613 out of 1,342 schools and is rated 3 out of 5 stars, with strong English Language Arts scores.

However, the data also reveals significant variation in performance across the Bayonne School District, with some schools struggling more than others. Chronic absenteeism rates range from 14.6% to 26.9%, and there appears to be a correlation between higher free/reduced lunch rates and lower academic achievement. Addressing these disparities and learning from the standout schools could help improve outcomes for all students in the district.

District Detail

 669 Avenue A
Bayonne, NJ 07002

 (201) 858-5814

SchoolDigger Rank:
377th of 615 New Jersey districts

See the 2023 New Jersey District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 10,064

Primary Schools: 11
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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