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Frost Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 459 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
Based on 2 ratings

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Posted March 1, 2014

Frost School is amazing. Only complaint is that they should really help us transition into middle school, I can't explain how big the shock was when i began middle school. The teachers are AMAZING, IT IS THE BEST SCHOOL! Your child will have lots of fun here. I really wish I was still there. In fifth grade you get to do rockets, you get to have a fifth grade picnic and oh man the trips are so fun. Frost is an amazing school you will remember as a great experience all your life.


Posted April 30, 2013

Just relocated from the West. Frost school provides an educational nurturing environment. The teachers clearly love what they do and care about the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 1, 2011

I love Frost school. I have 2 children there and they are doing great . the principal goes above and beyond what most principals do. I was a teacher for 10 years. It says something about a principal who taught in that school( and is remembered fondly by now college students). My children have the greatest teachers and they love school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2011

I have two children at this school. One hates school, puts in little effort in his school work, and gets about 60% of his test questions right, in most subjects. The other works very hard, always asks for extra help with anything he doesn't understand, and studies for his tests. He gets 80-90% of his test questions correct.. The funny thing is, the both get about the same grades on their report cards. Frost School gives out As and Bs regardless of performance or effort to protect their statistics. my struggling son scored in the 9th percentile for reading one year on his ASK the same year he got a B in reading!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2010

This school shows excellence in the manner in which they teach children.A++
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2009

We use to think that it was a great school system but not anymore! The staff is unprofessional and nasty. Problems stem from incompetent staff, cuts in staff, cuts in funding and a big problem is ten yr. Not a great school anymore!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 15, 2005

The education that the students at Frost School receive is exceptional. There is a true understanding of student's individual differences. The teachers facilitate many clubs such as the writing club, courtyard club, and math club. The parents are truly partners at Frost. All are welcome and a climate of respect and caring is evident.
—Submitted by an administrator


Posted June 9, 2004

Frost is truly an outstanding school. My son has been there since first grade, and they have always shown an interest in his academics and well-being. The staff at Frost is unprecedented.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

Frost is a terrific school, where all are welcome and nurtured. There is a real emphasis on working together at Frost.
—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.

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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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
92%

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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
96%

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

All Students90%
Female91%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special education100%
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant90%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students92%
Female88%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special education91%
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant92%
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 Students82%
Female86%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian88%
Hispanicn/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special education47%
General education91%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant82%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students95%
Female97%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian96%
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education80%
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant95%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students99%
Female100%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White98%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged99%
Special education93%
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant99%
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 Students88%
Female92%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant88%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students92%
Female92%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant92%
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
White 65% 52%
Asian 25% 9%
Hispanic 5% 22%
Black 4% 16%
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 8%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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65 Frost Avenue
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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