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Public | K-6 | 142 students

 

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Posted August 22, 2009

The sign no the front of the schools proclaims it to be 'The Best Little School in Town' and it is. From the principal on down to theteachers and other support staff, there is a true sense of community here. There is only one class per grade, so the personalization is such that each student gets the proper amount of attention without being smothered. I have seen much in this building in the last year and would recommned anyone considering a move to Belleville to work to live in the this part of the town. You'll appreciate it.


Posted June 6, 2006

This is one of the best schools in Belleville. It is so small that the staff know all the kids in the building. The Principal is approachable and always concerned that children are doing as well as they can. My daughter was very happy here and I was happy with her education.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
100%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
80%
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 Students39%
Female55%
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education41%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant39%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students43%
Female46%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education45%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant43%
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 Students38%
Femalen/a
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education40%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant38%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students57%
Femalen/a
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education60%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant57%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-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 Students32%
Femalen/a
Male23%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education32%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant32%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students50%
Femalen/a
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education50%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant50%
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 Students76%
Femalen/a
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant76%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students80%
Femalen/a
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education86%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 63% 22%
White 16% 52%
Black 12% 16%
Asian 8% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Mrs Paula Cummis

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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301 Ralph St
Belleville, NJ 07109
Phone: (973) 450-3490

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