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Harker Wylie Haines Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 19 students

 

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Posted May 14, 2012

I was very impressed to find out that the PPEG program (Enrichment Program for the Gifted Students) had an increase of 50% this academic year under the guidance of Mrs. Dee Bosch for the entire district. If this isn't one of the most compelling pieces of evidence of how great our schools are doing, I don't know what is.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 7, 2010

The principle and staff are very involved and very helpful. The Child Study Team is very helpful and eager to help the parents and the kids. The guidance counselor is great too! The teachers can be tricky. As with any school it all depends on the teacher. There are some AMAZING teachers at HW. Ms. Nichols, Mr. Feehan, and Ms Phillips are all awesome!!! I have run into some teachers that do not love teaching kids and it shows (particularly in the first grade). As with all jobs some people are burnt out but continue to teach because of money. And the ones who suffer are the kids. Teaching is just one of those jobs that reveals the truth about how you feel about what you are doing...because the kids will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your true feelings!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 1, 2010

Pemberton township schools in New Jersey are excelent for the handicapped especially autism.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2005

This school is a pretty good school. The positive things I can say is the principle is very good, and very caring. The teachers are very good as well. The problems lie in the school itself and lack of funding. The building is old and in need of repairs and new items and technology. This school has almost no technology. Parents are very involved in this school.
—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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
64%

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 59% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
40%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
84%

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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students54%
Female79%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Special education13%
General education72%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant54%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students59%
Female58%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Special education38%
General education69%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant59%
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 Students33%
Female36%
Male29%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White30%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Special education15%
General education45%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant33%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students53%
Female48%
Male58%
Black46%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Special education45%
General education59%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant53%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students80%
Female80%
Male79%
Black82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special education70%
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

Language Arts Literacy

All Students34%
Female29%
Male38%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White38%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantaged44%
Special educationn/a
General education52%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant34%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students59%
Female50%
Male66%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White72%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Special education22%
General education77%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant59%
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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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 62% 51%
Black 26% 16%
Hispanic 10% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Ms Pam Kelly

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Browns Mills, NJ 08015
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