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East Orange School District

GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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715 Park Ave
East Orange, NJ 07017
Essex County
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PH: (973) 266-5760

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 9709 students
  • 20 schools

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Language Arts Literacy
 50% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 52% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 67% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 65% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 78% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 36% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 44% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 67% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 37% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 34% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 65% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 38% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 35% (2009)
 22% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 54% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 42% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 37% (2013)
 32% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 38% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 27% (2013)
 28% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 32% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 33% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 48% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 54% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 58% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 59% (2009)
 55% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 34% (2010)
 43% (2009)
 32% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in New Jersey: An Overview

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 NJ ASK By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students50%
Female57%
Male44%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Special education21%
General education54%
English language learners33%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female72%
Male63%
Black67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Special education24%
General education72%
English language learners55%
Non-migrant67%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students78%
Female82%
Male73%
Black78%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Special education52%
General education82%
English language learners95%
Non-migrant78%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students36%
Female40%
Male31%
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
General education41%
Non-migrant36%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female68%
Male60%
Black64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Special education26%
General education70%
English language learners78%
Non-migrant64%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students37%
Female42%
Male31%
Black37%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
General education42%
Non-migrant37%

MathThis District
All Students61%
Female63%
Male60%
Black61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Special education27%
General education68%
Non-migrant61%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students38%
Female45%
Male32%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
General education47%
Non-migrant38%

MathThis District
All Students54%
Female58%
Male49%
Black54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Special education25%
General education61%
English language learners25%
Non-migrant54%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students37%
Female44%
Male29%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
General education44%
Non-migrant37%

MathThis District
All Students27%
Female32%
Male22%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Non-economically disadvantaged37%
General education32%
Non-migrant27%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students48%
Female47%
Male50%
Black49%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged54%
Special education17%
General education55%
Non-migrant48%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students58%
Female62%
Male53%
Black57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Special education19%
General education66%
Non-migrant58%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female34%
Male36%
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged44%
General education41%
Non-migrant35%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey.
  • The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in New Jersey: An Overview

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 HSPA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11

Language Arts Literacy
 71% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 38% (2010)
 36% (2009)
 23% (2008)
 37% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math.
  • The HSPA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey.
  • Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in New Jersey: An Overview

See New Jersey's state standards

Back to top >
 HSPA Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students71%
Female76%
Male66%
Black72%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Special education34%
General education83%
English language learners24%
Non-migrant71%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female50%
Male43%
Black47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
General education58%
Non-migrant47%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math.
  • The HSPA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey.
  • The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in New Jersey: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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