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Discovery Charter School

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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303 - 9 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Essex County
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PH: (973) 623-0222

  • Grades 4-8
  • 76 students
  • 1 school

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 4

Science
 75% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 87% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 54% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 55% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 65% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 53% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 50% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 67% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 86% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 100% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 67% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 100% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 73% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 86% (2013)
 88% (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
 71% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 82% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 86% (2013)
 88% (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
 50% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 47% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 100% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 100% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 100% (2013)
 100% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 100% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 100% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 75% (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 4
ScienceThis District
All Students75%
Male72%
Black75%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
General education75%
Non-migrant75%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students54%
Male50%
Black54%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
General education54%
Non-migrant54%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Male67%
Black63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
General education63%
Non-migrant63%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students53%
Black57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
General education58%
Non-migrant53%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Black64%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
General education75%
Non-migrant67%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students100%
Black100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
General education100%
Non-migrant100%

MathThis District
All Students100%
Black100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
General education100%
Non-migrant100%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students86%
Black82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
General education92%
Non-migrant86%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Black82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
General education92%
Non-migrant86%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
General education100%
Non-migrant100%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
General education100%
Non-migrant100%

MathThis District
All Students100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
General education100%
Non-migrant100%
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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 Teachers

 
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 Students

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

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