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Catto Community School

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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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
31%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
28%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
10%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
14%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
72%

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 61% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
23%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
25%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
46%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
16%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
24%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
68%

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 Students22%
Female25%
Male19%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education40%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant22%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students32%
Female31%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education23%
General education47%
English language learners13%
Not migrant32%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former15%
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 Students15%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education22%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant15%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students37%
Female42%
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education56%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant37%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students64%
Female74%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education75%
English language learners53%
Not migrant64%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former68%
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 Students28%
Female33%
Male22%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education40%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant28%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students56%
Female56%
Male57%
Black73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education74%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former47%
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 Students26%
Female32%
Male18%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education33%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant26%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students44%
Female45%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education53%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant44%
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 Students21%
Female11%
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education25%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant21%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students19%
Female11%
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education22%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant19%
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 Students60%
Female57%
Male64%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education68%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant60%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students18%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education20%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant18%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students49%
Female39%
Male59%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education55%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant49%
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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48%
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26%
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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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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 74% 22%
Black 24% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
White 1% 51%
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 90%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Byron Dixon

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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