PROFICIENCY 44% 2% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%South Amboy School District
36%South Amboy
43%New Jersey

South Amboy Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "South Amboy School District" in South Amboy, NJ. There are a total of 572 students and 44 teachers at South Amboy Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 229 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

South Amboy Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 2% higher than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch229
Reduced lunch37


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Amboy Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Amboy Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 61.9% 64.0% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 9.0% 7.8% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 7.2% 5.9% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.2% 21.9% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 3.1%

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Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School24%2.4Perth Amboy, NJ
Sayreville Middle School44%2.5Sayreville, NJ

South Amboy demographics profile

StatisticSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)5,698191
Median age40.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Speak English84%69%79%
Speak Spanish7%16%13%

Education level achieved in South Amboy

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The South Amboy Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.