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Warren E Sooy Jr Elementary School

Public | PK, 2-5 & ungraded | 899 students

 

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Posted September 9, 2014

Faculty and administration work well together. Students and their individual needs seem to be a true focus of the school.
—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.

205 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

205 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
71%
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.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
94%
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.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
75%
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 Students66%
Female66%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education38%
General education76%
English language learners32%
Not migrant67%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former51%
Limited English Proficient Former68%

Math

All Students75%
Female72%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education45%
General education85%
English language learners41%
Not migrant76%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former64%
Limited English Proficient Former84%
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 Students58%
Female62%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
White66%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
General education65%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former43%

Math

All Students65%
Female60%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
White71%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education36%
General education70%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former50%
Limited English Proficient Former50%

Science

All Students87%
Female87%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education59%
General education91%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former87%
Limited English Proficient Former85%
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%
Female64%
Male51%
Black46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education23%
General education63%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former22%
Limited English Proficient Former20%

Math

All Students80%
Female80%
Male79%
Black82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education50%
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former57%
Limited English Proficient Former60%
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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How schools in the state rate:

25%
of schools in the state are Below average
48%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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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
White 63% 51%
Hispanic 32% 22%
Black 3% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
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 49%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Dr Kristina Erman

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Hammonton, NJ 08037
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