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Alloway Twp School

Public | PK-8 & ungraded | 418 students

 

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Posted December 7, 2010

Alloway Twp. School is an absolutely wonderful school with involved teachers and parents alike. Children are nurtured in a family-like environment from Pre-K through 8th grade. I attended Alloway Twp School and I still reside in Alloway so that my children may attend the same school. The PTA program is intensely involved and provides much needed financial support and educational supplementation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2010

I love this school because of the incredible sense of community it creates for my children. I know that my children are in good hands during the school day. They are cared for and kept safe while in a learning environment
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2010

This school is so far behind the times. The technology might as well be from the stone age.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2010

The PTA is a joke! If you are not in the click forget it they don't want to hear your input.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 19, 2006

Alloway is a wonderful school. It is a small school with a wonderful caring staff. Parents are always welcome and encouraged to become involved. PTA is very successful and does many 'extras' for teachers and students.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students67%
Female81%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special educationn/a
General education74%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant67%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students80%
Female81%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant80%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students56%
Female61%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White58%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
General education58%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students74%
Female74%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education75%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students90%
Female87%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant90%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students67%
Female65%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White66%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education78%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant67%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students81%
Female77%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant81%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students73%
Female100%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant73%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students93%
Female93%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant93%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students80%
Female78%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant80%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White78%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education84%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant77%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students91%
Female96%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant91%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students81%
Female79%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant81%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students88%
Female88%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant88%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 This rating is based on 2012-13 NJ ASK, HSPA, and/or NJBCT results from the New Jersey Department of Education.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in math and reading from from the New Jersey Department of Education.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 90% 51%
Black 4% 16%
Hispanic 3% 22%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Dr Robert Bazzel

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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43 Cedar St
Box 327
Alloway, NJ 08001
Phone: (856) 935-1622

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