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Woodbrook Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 3 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 October 4, 2009

The entire staff at Woodbrook is dedicated to our children. We have a teaching staff that surpasses any expectation a parent could ever have! Our children are lucky to have such a postive start in their education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Woodbrook School is a great place to learn and work. We have great students who are hard workers and always want to do their best!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Love the extremely friendly teachers, wonderful principal, excellent curriculum and extremely good teaching medium. Rated the very best in the neighborhood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Woodbrook School is the best school ever because we have wonderful students who all work extemely hard and always try to do their best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Woodbrook is the best because of the most wonderful children, the teachers and staff, and all the families who are involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

I think Woodbrook elementary school s a great school. The teachers and saff are wonderful . My daughter has been a student there since kindergarden and I have watched her flourish academically these past 5 years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

The children are excited and motivated to learn, the parents are supportive to their children and to the teachers. The teachers are kind and work diligently to give each of their children the best education possible!!


Posted October 4, 2009

Love the teachers and their enthusiasm.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

I love Woodbrook school, it has excelent teachers, my first child went to this schoold, happy everyday learned and done well. Now my second child is going to this school, love school, happy and learning well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

Woodbrook School is the best! All the teachers work very hard and it shows through how much all the students enjoy coming to school each day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

Our school is the best there is! The students, teachers and principal make everything so special. We are all like one big happy family. The kids really love going to school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

Great Teachers and hard working PTA.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

Our school is great with good programs, nice teachers and motivated students. It strives for nothing less than excellence.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

We have the best Teachers in NJ!!! I feel confident our kids will be great future leaders with their guidance.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

The teachers are fantastic! Great parents, kids and PTA. Woodbrook has great school spirit.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

The school is doing a great job with my grandchildren. The teachers show a real interest in how the children are progressing.


Posted September 28, 2009

My Grandaughter goes to this school and they are so good to all of the children.


Posted September 23, 2009

Great school, wonderful teacher, its really all about the kids!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

A faculty and staff that really care about the student body!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 13, 2009

we,too are glad we switched to woodbrook. Our kids love the school. I agree it is overcrowded. There is no music or art room. The teacher push carts to the classrooms for music & art.
—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.

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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