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Chester Township School District

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415 Route 24
Chester, NJ 07930
Morris County
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PH: (908) 879-7383

  • Grades PK-8 & ungraded
  • 1305 students
  • 3 schools

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 NJ ASK Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Language Arts Literacy
 81% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 80% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 95% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 96% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 98% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 99% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 78% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 79% (2009)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

Math
 93% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 85% (2009)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts Literacy
 84% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 78% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

Math
 92% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 88% (2008)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts Literacy
 88% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 81% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

Math
 94% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts Literacy
 93% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

Math
 96% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 91% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 97% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 97% (2008)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

Language Arts Literacy
 96% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 94% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

Math
 95% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 90% (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 Students81%
Female82%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special education68%
General education86%
Non-migrant81%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female95%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Special education86%
General education97%
Non-migrant95%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students98%
Female98%
Male99%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Special education97%
General education99%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students78%
Female89%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Special education50%
General education86%

MathThis District
All Students93%
Female94%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education83%
General education96%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students84%
Female90%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special education48%
General education92%
Non-migrant84%

MathThis District
All Students92%
Female91%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
General education97%
Non-migrant92%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students88%
Female87%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special education65%
General education95%
Non-migrant88%

MathThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Special education81%
General education98%
Non-migrant94%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
General education96%
Non-migrant93%

MathThis District
All Students96%
Female95%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
General education98%
Non-migrant96%
Source: NJ Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students97%
Female94%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Pacific Islandern/a
White99%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged99%
Special education91%
General education99%
Non-migrant97%

Language Arts LiteracyThis District
All Students96%
Female95%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged97%
Special education82%
General education99%
Non-migrant96%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female92%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged97%
Special education86%
General education98%
Non-migrant95%
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

 
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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