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Dr J Grieco Elementary School

Public | 1-3 & ungraded | 566 students

 

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Posted July 17, 2013

My son's first year here was wonderful. He had great teachers and was much happier than he was at his previous school.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Language Arts Literacy

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

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students70%
Female74%
Male66%
Black68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special education52%
General education74%
English language learners50%
Non-migrant70%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former71%
Limited English Proficient Former89%

Math

All Students75%
Female80%
Male71%
Black72%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Special education57%
General education78%
English language learners63%
Non-migrant75%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former76%
Limited English Proficient Former89%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 45% 16%
Hispanic 45% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 9%
White 3% 51%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Englewood, NJ 07631
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