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No 27 Dr Antonio Pantoja

Public | PK-8 & ungraded | 1032 students

 

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Posted June 12, 2013

My complaint and my biggest concern is about crossing the Morris avenue to get to the school. The people driving the cars and buses don't stop and they must stop because it's a scholar zone, where kids and parents cross that avenue daily. We need a light or some sign in order to reduce the speed limit around that area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2011

This school is terrible!!! I have my three kids in this school, and i'm looking to definitly transfer them out!! They are constantly talking about healthy diet in their monthly calender...WELL, when ive asked my child what they have had for breakfast they say things like cin a rolls, pop tarts, etc..all surger filled foods that will later have the kid crash mid-morning!! Also, the academic program is the worst! They are suppose to instruct kids on homework, extra help, and elaborate on their grade subject. My kides are coming home with homework a quarter of the way done, because they claim they have been watching movies while doing homework...now how is that possible????? I feel this school is just simple terrible.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2011

Dr. Antonio Pantoja is a good school, but some new teachers that started this past year are not doing a very good job. They do not inform parents on time what is going on with their child's academic progress until it is too late. The Principal at times reaches out to parents, but at other times seems not to. The school is very clean, but there seems to be a lack of comunication between parents and school staff/administrators.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2010

they don't involve parents with students activities, in a year i just went to the school to pick up my daughter and that's all, never shared with her any activity
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2010

I think the school, the teachers and the administrators are wonderful. It is a clean, well organized family orientated school. I feel my child is getting an excellent education and has access to all necessary educational materials and help if needed. They offer many extra incentives to the kids alsol
—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.

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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.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
60%
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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
39%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
46%
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 Students51%
Female45%
Male58%
Black64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education59%
English language learners44%
Not migrant51%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former48%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students71%
Female65%
Male79%
Black79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education77%
English language learners70%
Not migrant71%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former70%
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 Students49%
Female51%
Male48%
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education36%
General education58%
English language learners15%
Not migrant49%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former30%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students78%
Female73%
Male82%
Black71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education64%
General education88%
English language learners31%
Not migrant78%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former61%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students79%
Female73%
Male84%
Black86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education73%
General education83%
English language learners54%
Not migrant79%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former65%
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 Students32%
Female38%
Male28%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education38%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant32%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former18%

Math

All Students59%
Female68%
Male52%
Black32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education46%
General education66%
English language learners33%
Not migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former48%
Limited English Proficient Former64%
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 Students44%
Female42%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education43%
English language learners64%
Not migrant44%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former56%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students75%
Female72%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education76%
English language learners91%
Not migrant75%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former81%
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 Students48%
Female57%
Male42%
Black62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education55%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant48%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students48%
Female54%
Male44%
Black54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education53%
English language learners33%
Not migrant48%
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 Students69%
Female71%
Male66%
Black77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education78%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant69%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former33%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students60%
Female56%
Male64%
Black44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education68%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant60%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former31%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students58%
Female54%
Male62%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education70%
English language learners13%
Not migrant58%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former22%
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
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Not 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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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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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
Hispanic 73% 22%
Black 19% 16%
White 6% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Carlos Lucio

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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505 -517 Morris Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
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Phone: (908) 436-3900

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