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Woodbrook Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 3 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted January 14, 2008

Great school. Good leadership.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2007

Good teachers, Principal is a little left to be desired. During an altercation involving my son and another child considered to be a 'bully', she was not willing to answer my questions as a parent. It was more like I was annoying her. My child was struck in her school, she should have been more forthcoming. The only have one multi-purpose room where the children may or may not have lunch...they may have lunch in their classrooms. This room is also used for gym and as an auditorium. They are constantly fundraising for events but nothing is ever free, parents usually have to contribute cash or donations on top of that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2006

Woodbrook is a great quality school in a really nice town. I can only think of one teacher that should not have been teaching kindergarten - the rest were excellent and really cared about us.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 25, 2006

Excellent teachers and fantastic curriculum. My kindergartner is getting a great education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2006

Good School. My daughter is in 2nd grade and was here for 1st grade too. Excellent teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2005

Excellent School. Very capable Principal. Very involved PTA. Highly dedicated and skilled teachers. Many extra programs offered.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2005

I recently transfered my son from St. Francis Cathedral school Met. NJ to Woodbrook. It was the best move I could have made. My son had failed every class a SFCS and wasn't geting the help he needed. He was recently diognosed with ADD. The staff and teachers at Woodbrook are great. My son showed his first great grades in the first marking period as he was dioignosed and trying several meds. The staff and counsel are A#1 and I'm very proud of them. If anyone has a child that may have a chance at having a learning disabilitie the Edison school system is the best. I'm a lifelong resident of Edison and went to the public HS. myself.
—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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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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Phone: (732) 452-2901

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