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Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy No. 26

Public | PK-8 | 524 students

 

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Posted August 1, 2013

I dislike the fact I live two doors down from the school and it is consider a lottery school and the BOE have my child attending a school across town. They need a better system on how children that are a few feet away from the school to attend there and stop doing this lottery. Everyone wants there child to have a better education and picking and choosing who can attend is absurd
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2010

Teachers and all the staff are very attentive and they are very strict with the dress code and I believe this teach our children responsibility
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2007

I really like the school and the staff


Posted April 10, 2005

I have been most fortunate to have had my son to attend Westminster Academy since pre-k. The teachers are excellent and seem happy to work there. I have observed that the school staff tries to communicate with parents and seem very interested in the well being of the children. It is true that the parking my be a little difficult at times. It the responsibility of the citizens to obey the law and park thier vehiciles appropriately. It is not the responsibility of the school principal to ticket people. I have noticed signs that state ' No Parking' however I do see the same people violating the law without any remorse. C.A.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2004

My daughter has attended Westminster Acadamy since Pre- K. The classes have kept her interested in learning and she has made great strides in reading and math while in First Grade. While the food leaves much to be desired( We send lunches) the parking for pick up and drop off is horrendous. The parents whose children don't take the bus double and triple park on Westminster Ave. and make it so difficult to find a parking space. They need a better system!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
91%

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

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
89%

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

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
72%

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 65% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
67%
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 82% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
86%
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 Students87%
Female83%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students89%
Female86%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant89%
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 Students59%
Female71%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education67%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female79%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant83%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former86%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant91%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former79%
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 Students55%
Female69%
Male38%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
General education57%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant55%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students76%
Female69%
Male83%
Black64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
General education78%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant76%
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 Students59%
Female63%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education63%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students85%
Female82%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
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 Students57%
Female59%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education61%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant57%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students81%
Female76%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant81%
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 Students85%
Female94%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education85%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female87%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education83%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant83%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students87%
Female90%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant87%
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

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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 Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

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
Hispanic 75% 22%
Black 18% 16%
White 7% 52%
Asian 1% 9%
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 88%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Mr Howard Teitelbaum

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631- 657 Westminster Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
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