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Greenbrook Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 33 students

 

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Posted April 27, 2014

My sons are going to this school. We have a wonderful experience of this school. We were planning to move out from New Jersey but my sons don't want to leave this school. Teachers are hardworking and devoted. Principal is very nice too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2014

My son has special needs and was treated very badly all through out his elementary experience here. We had maybe two good teachers from K to 5. I can honestly say it gets much better in middle school but the staff at Greenbrook are very unfriendly, and target children. My son never liked the school and is much happier now that he's gone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2011

My daughter had the pleasure of having Mr. Tozzi as her first grade teacher. He worked tirelessly for the betterment of his students. He clearly had a positive effect on her academic and social skills that will be everlasting. My other daughter is soon to enter Kindergarten here and I have no doubt she will love all that Greenbrook has to offer. The staff at the school is what creates the inviting atmosphere and the after school program is also engaging.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2010

Greenbrook is an amazing school. I have three children in the school and all have wonderful teachers. They meet the needs of every child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2010

My daughter enjoyes Mrs. Woods class and now moved on to Mrs. Anzek class. Simply my child loves this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2005

Teaching is very creative. Every child gets the opportunity to learn at his/her own pace. All the children get involved in music, art. There is not much stress on organised games but free play is encouraged. Parental involvement isvery much encouraged.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2005

This is the greatest school I have the pleasure to work in. The scholastic excellence is beyond words. The staff is wonderful, the students are far more advanced. That is why it is a blue ribbon school.
—Submitted by a staff


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.

About these ratings

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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

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 59% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
100%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

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 Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Black67%
Asian85%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
General education85%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant77%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students87%
Female85%
Male88%
Black67%
Asian97%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
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

Language Arts Literacy

All Students74%
Female77%
Male69%
Black55%
Asian87%
Hispanicn/a
White75%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students87%
Female90%
Male85%
Black64%
Asian97%
Hispanicn/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
General education91%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Black82%
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant93%
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 Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White68%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant86%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students97%
Female97%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant97%
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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48%
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26%
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Math growth at this school

Above average

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
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 47% 9%
White 31% 51%
Black 10% 16%
Hispanic 8% 22%
Two or more races 3% 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 16%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Patricia Holliday

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Kendall Park, NJ 08824
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