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John M. Bailey No.12 Elementary School

Public | PK-8 & ungraded | 49 students

 

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Posted April 17, 2010

This school has the best teachers. Everyone cares about the next person.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2007

Bailey is a wonderful school- we are leaving the area and will miss the outstanding quality of Bailey school - I couldn't be happier with the education that my two sons got from this fine school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2006

Bailey school is a well rounded school. With excellent academic for children. One of the academics I like most is the writing abilities that are offered for children writing development. My daughter can write and essay or paper with minimal grammar error.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2006

Nice school, good activities. Kind of small, overall good quality.
—Submitted by a student


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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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
85%

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 65% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
70%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
75%
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 Students71%
Female92%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
General education81%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant71%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-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%
Female67%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Special educationn/a
General education62%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students74%
Female73%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students89%
Female93%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
White97%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant89%
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 Students52%
Female56%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
White59%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Special educationn/a
General education62%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant52%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students78%
Female82%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
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%
Female78%
Male31%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
General education65%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students78%
Female82%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
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 Students59%
Female71%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
White54%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students54%
Female59%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
White61%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Special educationn/a
General education65%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant54%
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 Students88%
Female90%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant88%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students67%
Female68%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Special education39%
General education74%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant67%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students78%
Female90%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special education39%
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
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
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-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

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Reading growth at this school

Below 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 52% 51%
Hispanic 31% 22%
Black 10% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 9%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 53%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Edward Beales

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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75 West 10th Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Phone: (201) 858-5824

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