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Atlantic City School District

GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1300 Atlantic Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Atlantic County
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PH: (609) 343-7200

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 6679 students
  • 10 schools

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Language Arts Literacy
 47% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 44% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 63% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 73% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 51% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 31% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 41% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 62% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 38% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 34% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 57% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 61% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 43% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 57% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 40% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 32% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 32% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 54% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 61% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 61% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 54% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 34% (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 Students47%
Female56%
Male39%
Black43%
Asian71%
Hispanic40%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Special education23%
General education55%
English language learners31%
Non-migrant47%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female67%
Male60%
Black54%
Asian88%
Hispanic60%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Special education28%
General education69%
English language learners61%
Non-migrant63%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students73%
Female74%
Male72%
Black67%
Asian79%
Hispanic76%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Special education52%
General education80%
English language learners51%
Non-migrant73%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students31%
Female36%
Male27%
Black23%
Asian58%
Hispanic28%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
General education39%
Non-migrant31%

MathThis District
All Students52%
Female51%
Male53%
Black42%
Asian71%
Hispanic52%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged44%
Special education30%
General education59%
English language learners28%
Non-migrant52%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students38%
Female43%
Male34%
Black34%
Asian66%
Hispanic32%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged39%
General education47%
Non-migrant38%

MathThis District
All Students57%
Female58%
Male56%
Black48%
Asian83%
Hispanic56%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Special education26%
General education66%
English language learners21%
Non-migrant57%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students43%
Female51%
Male36%
Black34%
Asian68%
Hispanic42%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Special education15%
General education53%
English language learners16%
Non-migrant43%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female67%
Male62%
Black52%
Asian91%
Hispanic63%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Special education39%
General education72%
English language learners48%
Non-migrant64%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students40%
Female50%
Male31%
Black33%
Asian71%
Hispanic34%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged53%
General education49%
Non-migrant40%

MathThis District
All Students49%
Female53%
Male46%
Black37%
Asian80%
Hispanic49%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Special education19%
General education57%
English language learners33%
Non-migrant49%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students54%
Female50%
Male59%
Black51%
Asian79%
Hispanic48%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Special education21%
General education65%
English language learners26%
Non-migrant54%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students61%
Female65%
Male56%
Black57%
Asian77%
Hispanic59%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Special education24%
General education74%
English language learners15%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female50%
Male50%
Black40%
Asian89%
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged39%
Special education13%
General education60%
English language learners26%
Non-migrant50%
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
 81% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

Math
 59% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 47% (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 Students81%
Female85%
Male77%
Black71%
Asian85%
Hispanic79%
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special education35%
General education93%
English language learners43%
Non-migrant81%

MathThis District
All Students59%
Female56%
Male62%
Black37%
Asian73%
Hispanic48%
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
General education70%
Non-migrant59%
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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