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Woodbrook Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 868 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2014:
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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted November 3, 2009

This is one of the best schools. the teachers and the curriculum is really good.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2009

The teachers and staff make learning fun for the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2009

The curriculum is great and the teachers are very sincere and dedicated. One of the best schools I have ever seen.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2009

The school has a cool principal, awesome teachers and a wonderful PTA.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2009

Both my kids have studied in this school and their base has become solid due to the efforts of this school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2009

I love Woodbrook for it's wonderful teachers, all the fun activities and after school programs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2009

The staff that works here is great. Hopefully, we'll be able to expand the building size.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

Wonderful teachers,excellent principal ,great kids and fabulous PTA!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

Great school!! I am glad I moved him from a private to this nice public school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

Its a great school, woderful teachers and a super envirnmet for kids
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

Committed and dedicated teachers. Excellent learning environment for students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

Excellent school. Great teachers! Kids love to be there. My kid always brags about her teacher. well organised classes. We went to back to school night, the teacher meticulously discussed the curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

Great teachers and my daughter has always enjoyed the school and has been very happy
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

The teachers are great and the principal is awesome and really cares about the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

The have a very good principal and the children have a great time.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

With a caring staff, wonderful students, a very active PTA, and a beautiful facility, Woodbrook School provides a wonderful environment for learning and socializing. From Art Club to Yoga Club, our extra-curricular activities help students extend their individual interests and promote school spirit. The inclusion of PBSIS (Positive Behavior Support in Schools) has ensured that the staff and students in Woodbrook School work together in a respectful and responsible manner to achieve our highest expectations.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 5, 2009

Everything I love about this school, Excellent teachers, alert staff, hardworking students & parents, & most important very good new Principal. All this make really a place where kid can really learn & can get ready for bigger challenges.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

It has a very strong curriculum, teachers who truly appear dedicated to the education of their students, and I am very pleased to have sent, and be sending, my children through Woodbrook Elementary School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Woodbrook School has an extraordinary amount of support from both parents and teachers.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 4, 2009

I LOVE Woodbrook School because we have such great students! They work hard and demonstrate positive behaviors! Each one of our students is a unique individual who brings something special to our school community! And the parents and staff are pretty great as well!
—Submitted by a teacher


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.

176 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

176 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
95%

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 59% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
99%
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.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

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

All Students94%
Female94%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian95%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant94%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students95%
Female94%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian99%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant95%
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 Students86%
Female84%
Male86%
Black50%
Asian93%
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education50%
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant86%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students95%
Female94%
Male95%
Black67%
Asian98%
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education67%
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant95%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students99%
Female99%
Male100%
Black100%
Asian99%
Hispanicn/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education100%
General education99%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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 Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant89%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students97%
Female98%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special educationn/a
General education99%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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

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48%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Above average

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
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 79% 9%
White 12% 51%
Black 4% 16%
Hispanic 3% 22%
Two or more races 1% 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 5%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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15 Robin Road
Edison, NJ 08820
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