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Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 49 students

 

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Posted December 19, 2011

The Principal is really working hard, he cares and gets involved in every thing there, and most of the staff is great and helpful I have three children there they doing great academically, behavior of most children there is somewhat acceptable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 5, 2009

Great school, great students; kind, fair, professionalism starting with the principal down through the lunch mothers. Best grammar school in the state.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2007

It is a great school. It brings many opportunities to children specially those new to the country.
—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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
68%
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%
Female59%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Special education25%
General education70%
English language learners18%
Non-migrant54%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former29%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students63%
Female57%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Special education35%
General education80%
English language learners18%
Non-migrant63%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former36%
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 Students45%
Female55%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged57%
Special educationn/a
General education55%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant45%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former33%

Math

All Students71%
Female72%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Special education30%
General education84%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant71%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former87%
Limited English Proficient Former83%

Science

All Students96%
Female93%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Special education85%
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant96%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former93%
Limited English Proficient Former92%
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 Students47%
Female53%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
White36%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
General education58%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant47%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students70%
Female72%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
White64%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Special educationn/a
General education84%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant70%
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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How schools in the state rate:

25%
of schools in the state are Below average
48%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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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 74% 22%
White 20% 51%
Black 5% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 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 65%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Anthony Orlando

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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361 Lexington Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011
Phone: (973) 458-6017

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