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John Glenn Elementary School is a public elementary school in Pine Hill. The principal of John Glenn Elementary School is Mr James Vacca and can be contacted at 414 students go to John Glenn Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Multiracial. 1% of the John Glenn Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 43% of the 414 students here have subsidized lunches.The class size at John Glenn Elementary School is 16, and the ratio of students to teachers is 8:1. Union Valley Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Gymnastics
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 54% 62%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 27% 27%
Hispanic 10% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 44%
Limited English proficiency 1% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    John Glenn School is what keeps me in Pine Hill...The staff goes above and oldest attended another local district and it is truly night and day. The way they encourage family /school activities is great.

  • (4 years ago)

    If it weren't for the Superintendent of Pine Hill this would only be 2 stars. He is a very involved leader. He is truly interested in the children and those families that want to be involved with their child's future. Some teachers are wonderful and some just want a paycheck but you will find that at any school or even any job. The disappointment is in the quality of the aides that come through. Unfortunately the area is mostly working class that do not get involved with the school...either due to their jobs or maybe they don't expect their kids to exceed beyond the town. It is a shame that the officials of the town don't want to build new houses in the area (without kick-backs) to attract more professional families. Families that would be willing to get involved to make it an exceptional area to live and go to

  • (6 years ago)

    I agree the princeable does his absolute best given the hand he is dealt with I am impressed with his leadership and commitment but his job looks to be quite challanging given the fact most parents in this community blame the school system for the behaviors of thier children and are quick to blame every problem on the school.

  • (6 years ago)

    I would ha ve to disagree with the poster who said that the school does not handle children with difficulties. The Pine Hill School system has a wonderful special education program at the school. I would agree though tat the school system makes it very hard for children to get into this program. I had to fight for years for my child to get the help that she needed. I think this is due to NJ standards and funding.

  • (7 years ago)

    I strongly agree that the school does not have alternative programs in place for children that may have difficulty in school.

  • (8 years ago)

    This is a great school and the teachers are exceptionally dedicated to the overall development of the school. the mobility rate is high and but the main stream parent population represent very hardworking parents who care about their children getting a good education.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is an excellent school. My child is really pushed to do her best and she is offered lots of activities that enhance her education. I think her teacher is remarkable and the principal is very involved.

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