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Emerson

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Emerson, NJ 07630
Bergen County
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PH: (201) 262-2828

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 1190 students
  • 3 schools

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Language Arts Literacy
 87% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 82% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 94% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 98% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 87% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 81% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 74% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 91% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 86% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 90% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 73% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 94% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 82% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 82% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 66% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 94% (2013)
 99% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 80% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 90% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 76% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 83% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 61% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 93% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 96% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 94% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 93% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 82% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 74% (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 Students87%
Female91%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Special education94%
General education85%
Non-migrant87%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female88%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special education100%
General education85%
Non-migrant88%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students98%
Female97%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Special education100%
General education97%
Non-migrant98%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students81%
Female87%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special education67%
General education83%
Non-migrant81%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female84%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Special education92%
General education91%
Non-migrant91%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education75%
General education92%
Non-migrant90%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Special education83%
General education96%
Non-migrant94%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students82%
Female79%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian62%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Special education50%
General education91%
Non-migrant82%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female93%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian92%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Special education75%
General education99%
Non-migrant94%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students90%
Female94%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special education69%
General education93%
Non-migrant90%

MathThis District
All Students83%
Female88%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Special education77%
General education84%
Non-migrant83%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students93%
Female92%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
General education93%
Non-migrant93%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students94%
Female98%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
General education95%
Non-migrant94%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Female85%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
General education85%
Non-migrant82%
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
 98% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 96% (2008)
 94% (2007)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

Math
 84% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 84% (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

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 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 Students98%
Female95%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged99%
Special education88%
General education100%
Non-migrant98%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female80%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special education38%
General education95%
Non-migrant84%
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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