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Hoboken Public Schools

GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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158 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Hudson County
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PH: (201) 356-3601

  • Grades PK-12
  • 1730 students
  • 5 schools

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Language Arts Literacy
 65% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 45% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 74% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 63% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 73% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 35% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 44% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 51% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 47% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 31% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 29% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 54% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 43% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 26% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 36% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 51% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 46% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 29% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 40% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 63% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 66% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 56% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 74% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 30% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 53% (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 Students65%
Female80%
Male55%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
General education74%
Non-migrant65%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female82%
Male68%
Black73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
General education80%
Non-migrant74%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students73%
Female77%
Male70%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special education43%
General education82%
Non-migrant73%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students35%
Female46%
Male27%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
General education43%
Non-migrant35%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female54%
Male46%
Black37%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
General education59%
Non-migrant50%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students47%
Female51%
Male43%
Black26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
General education49%
Non-migrant47%

MathThis District
All Students61%
Female59%
Male63%
Black37%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
General education64%
Non-migrant61%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students43%
Female49%
Male37%
Black11%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
General education48%
Non-migrant43%

MathThis District
All Students61%
Female71%
Male52%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Special education23%
General education67%
Non-migrant61%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students51%
Female58%
Male47%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
General education58%
Non-migrant51%

MathThis District
All Students29%
Female30%
Male28%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
White32%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged36%
General education34%
Non-migrant29%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students63%
Female61%
Male65%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Special education19%
General education72%
Non-migrant63%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students56%
Female65%
Male47%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Special education18%
General education66%
Non-migrant56%

MathThis District
All Students30%
Female26%
Male36%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Non-economically disadvantaged36%
Special education13%
General education34%
Non-migrant30%
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
 84% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 33% (2011)
 36% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 75% (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 Students84%
Female85%
Male84%
Black83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special education42%
General education92%
Non-migrant84%

MathThis District
All Students61%
Female65%
Male57%
Black61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Special education17%
General education69%
Non-migrant61%
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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