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Cove Road Elementary School

Public | 5-6 | 226 students

 

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Posted February 9, 2006

Both of our children attended this school. This school was right on top of our requests when we felt our daughter needed further help with some subjects. They also followed up with that and got her the help she needed. The child study team monitored her and also kept us informed. Our son started school here and he is in the 2nd grade now and loves it. He has had no problems with his learning. We hate to leave this school district but New Jersey has just gone beyond our living needs financially. It is VERY expensive to live here.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 61% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
80%
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.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
80%
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 Students53%
Female61%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Special education22%
General education62%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant53%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female83%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special education46%
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant82%
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 Students75%
Female79%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Special education28%
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant75%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female81%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special education60%
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant83%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 52%
Hispanic 10% 22%
Asian 2% 9%
Black 2% 16%
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 14%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Wayne Ramsey

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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8 Cove Road
Hazlet, NJ 07730
Phone: (732) 264-5050

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