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Harrison

GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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430 William St
Harrison, NJ 07029
Hudson County
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PH: (973) 483-4627

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 2031 students
  • 4 schools

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Language Arts Literacy
 55% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 59% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 72% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 68% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 83% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 48% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 43% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 67% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 58% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 50% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 50% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 52% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 50% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 67% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 66% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 55% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 76% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 58% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 64% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 67% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 76% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 78% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 66% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 55% (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 Students55%
Female61%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Special education33%
General education59%
Non-migrant55%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Female71%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Special education41%
General education77%
Non-migrant72%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students83%
Female83%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Special education55%
General education90%
Non-migrant83%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students48%
Female47%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
General education60%
Non-migrant48%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female64%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Special education31%
General education77%
Non-migrant67%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students50%
Female58%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Special education18%
General education60%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female78%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special education36%
General education86%
Non-migrant75%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students52%
Female52%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
General education60%
Non-migrant52%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female64%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Special education38%
General education71%
Non-migrant67%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students55%
Female57%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White59%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Special education23%
General education64%
Non-migrant55%

MathThis District
All Students58%
Female53%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian82%
Hispanic54%
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Special education18%
General education66%
Non-migrant58%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students67%
Female59%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Special education20%
General education83%
Non-migrant67%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students78%
Female79%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special education40%
General education90%
Non-migrant78%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Female62%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Special education28%
General education77%
Non-migrant66%
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
 85% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 84% (2007)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 71% (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 Students85%
Female85%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Special education50%
General education90%
Non-migrant85%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female70%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Special education15%
General education81%
Non-migrant71%
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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