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North Dover Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 710 students

 

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Posted January 22, 2009

I have to admit that I was a little concerned about my daugther attending Kindergarten at North Dover Elementary. But after meeting with the Vice-Principal, and taking a tour of the school, I felt much better about it. Now, half-way through the year, I must say that I would hate to take my daughter out of the school. The Principal and Vice-Principal are very 'hands-on' and kind, and know each child. They bend over backwards to help you with any issues you have. In addition, my daughter's teacher is excellent! She is a great communicator and clearly operates in the best interests of the children at all times. The curriculum is well-balanced and the school itself is very nice, with a nice big, well-equipped art room, a large, well-stocked library, and a cutting edge computer room. I am very pleased with the school and would recommend it to anyone!
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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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

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 59% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
87%

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 66% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
83%

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 Students79%
Female87%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education81%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant79%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant93%
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 Students78%
Female84%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students90%
Female90%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
General education94%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant90%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students97%
Female97%
Male98%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant97%
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 Students46%
Female57%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education50%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant46%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students93%
Female100%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant93%
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 Students71%
Female65%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant71%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students90%
Female88%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant90%
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 85% 22%
White 7% 52%
Black 6% 16%
Asian 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 69%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Mrs Kathy Rutan

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Dover, NJ 07801
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