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Lincoln Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 350 students

 

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Posted January 7, 2012

Wonderful school. Good curriculum, extra help after school for the kids who need it. Voluntary NJASK test prep 2 days a week starting in January(which most kids take advantage of), I really appreciate this because test prep after school means less test prep during school hours. The staff is caring, very willing to work with you. My 2 children have excelled in this environment. One of my children is in middle school now and has transitioned seamlessly. Lincoln School has prepared my children well of the future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2007

Lincoln is a great school, the teachers, principal and other staff are excellent with the kids. The curriculum is probably better than a lot of other schools in the area but they need to consider having a program for advanced readers in the earlier grades and more homework. The before/afterschool program housed there ,although not run by the school, is decent for the price but it needs improvement with regard to the staff . But overall, the school is really good.
—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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
97%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
94%

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

All Students91%
Female96%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education64%
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant91%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students95%
Female96%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education82%
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant95%
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 Students63%
Female73%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asian78%
Hispanic57%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education33%
General education72%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant63%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students84%
Female91%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian95%
Hispanic81%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant84%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students96%
Female95%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant96%
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 Students74%
Female72%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian64%
Hispanic82%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education46%
General education84%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant100%
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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48%
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26%
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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

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
Hispanic 40% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 34% 9%
White 15% 51%
Black 10% 16%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Nurse(s)
Reading specialist(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Mr James Mitchell

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Playground
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Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Note: Data provided by community members,
needs to be verified by school leaders.

School culture

Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

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115 Highview Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
Phone: (201) 385-8759

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