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Highland Park School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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435 Mansfield St
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Middlesex County
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PH: (732) 572-6990

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 1464 students
  • 4 schools

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Language Arts Literacy
 61% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 76% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 86% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 90% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 66% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 66% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 83% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 77% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 78% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 65% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 84% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 76% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 75% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 70% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 79% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 84% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 65% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 76% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 57% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 85% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 90% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 86% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 66% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 76% (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 Students61%
Female68%
Male56%
Black29%
Asian74%
Hispanic35%
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special education18%
General education68%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black50%
Asian88%
Hispanic59%
Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special education50%
General education85%
Non-migrant80%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students90%
Female92%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian89%
Hispanic89%
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education72%
General education95%
Non-migrant90%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students66%
Female71%
Male61%
Black36%
Asian81%
Hispanic44%
Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
General education78%
Non-migrant66%

MathThis District
All Students83%
Female87%
Male79%
Black73%
Asian89%
Hispanic67%
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Special education56%
General education91%
Non-migrant83%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students78%
Female91%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asian89%
Hispanic57%
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education27%
General education89%
Non-migrant78%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female91%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian90%
Hispanic76%
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Special education53%
General education93%
Non-migrant84%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students75%
Female83%
Male64%
Black53%
Asian93%
Hispanic46%
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
General education86%
Non-migrant75%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female85%
Male73%
Black47%
Asian96%
Hispanic65%
Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
General education87%
Non-migrant80%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students84%
Female89%
Male79%
Black42%
Asian100%
Hispanic70%
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
General education91%
Non-migrant84%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female77%
Male76%
Black33%
Asian93%
Hispanic50%
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
General education85%
Non-migrant76%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Black50%
Asian90%
Hispanic79%
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education65%
General education92%
Non-migrant85%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students86%
Female87%
Male86%
Black64%
Asian89%
Hispanic82%
Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
General education92%
Non-migrant86%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Female65%
Male66%
Black21%
Asian90%
Hispanic46%
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Special education42%
General education71%
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
 93% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 81% (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 Students93%
Female88%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged97%
Special education74%
General education100%
Non-migrant93%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female86%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic76%
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Special education50%
General education99%
Non-migrant88%
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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