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Lindeneau Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 1 student

 

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Posted February 5, 2014

Great school, the previous principal was great for the school and the kids. New Principal in school ... We will see how it progresses from here on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 20, 2013

I previously sent my oldest child to private school, which was not the best experience for us. Since transferring to Lindeneau School, we now benefit from a positive school and community environment. Both of my children now attend this school. This is an excellent school with excellent staff, and strong leadership. This is a remarkable school!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 12, 2012

I have had mostly positive experiences with this school, currenly i have a daughter in the 4th grade and she has excelled her, as my older daughter did currenly in 7th grade. The princpal and staff are approachable and will to help. If there is a child struggling there are teachers to help them if a child needs to be challenged they will be. I find the negative reviews have not been my exp.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2010

great school where everyone works together for the benefit of the children.


Posted April 21, 2010

All four of my boys have gone to this school and have nothing but wonderful memories of how much they loved it and the teachers have made such an impact on all of them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2010

This school is definitely not for those who have serious academic expectations for their kids. My son has been in this school for four years and I feel if it were not for home coaching, he would be lagging in comparison to other kids at other schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2009

My daugther Gose to this school sices 2nd grade is the best school so far that i love the princeple she is A mezine the teachers to the Janitor , are amezine this is one of the best school .. in edison , she has being in othere school but nothig compared to this school i have a 4th yr and she would be attending this chool next yr ,.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2009

We are on the poorer side of Edison. There is a big difference between north and south Edison and the Lindeneau Community is the 'poorest'. Look at the amount of students who have free and reduced lunch. Regardless, I do agree it is up to the parents to foster that knowledge, however, children act the way they get to be when surrounded by others hence why after my child finished 5th grade at Lindeneau we moved to North Edison so my children could be surrounded by students who had similar goals as her. It does make a difference. Not so much at the elemtnary level, but the middle school and definately the high school level (Edison High is a mess)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2009

Good school even in 76 when i was there. Teachers are great. Income of avg people is diverse not poor side of edison uh, teachers teach but it is up to the parents to help expand that knowledge and keep the education going so parents help the teacher to help your kids suceed
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2008

this school is okay there are way to many students in one class (they need to cap it off after 20) the teachers are nice but the staff doesnt reflect the diversity among the students. we have the lowest test scores in the district unfortunately probably because we are on the poor side of edison
—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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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60%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
100%
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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
81%
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 Students60%
Female71%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asian88%
Hispanic39%
Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education36%
General education65%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant60%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students73%
Female68%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian94%
Hispanic61%
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education64%
General education76%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant73%
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 Students64%
Female68%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asian91%
Hispanic39%
White60%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education74%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant64%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students74%
Female76%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asian96%
Hispanic50%
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
General education83%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students91%
Female93%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic72%
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant91%
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 Students70%
Female70%
Male69%
Black57%
Asian94%
Hispanic52%
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education36%
General education75%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant70%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female78%
Male93%
Black71%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education55%
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant83%
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

Above 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 40% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 24% 9%
Hispanic 22% 22%
Black 13% 16%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Rosemary Schutz

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50 Blossom Street
Edison, NJ 08817
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