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Lanoka Harbor Elementary School

Public | PK-4 & ungraded | 34 students

 
 

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Posted July 11, 2013

We love this school because the staff is personable an the kids seem to interact well with all the teachers as if they know all of them on a daily bases. The principle makes every child feel as if she know's he or she personally. U just get a warm feeling when u spend tie with the children in school. That has been my experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 5, 2010

I'VE HAD 3 KIDS ATTEND LANOKA HARBOR...I LOVE IT! WE MOVED TO ANOTHER HOME IN TOWN, BUT MADE SURE KIDS WOULD STILL ATTEND LANOKA!!! ONE OF THE FEW SCHOOLS LEFT IN LACEY THAT STILL HAS A SENSE OF NURTURING, LOVE, CARE AND RESPECT FOR KIDS. THEY WORK TOGETHER W/PARENTS TO HELP THE KIDS BE THE BEST THEY CAN BE. DON'T HESISTATE...LANOKA IS THE BEST!


Posted February 26, 2007

This is a great school with wonderful teachers and standards!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2006

My child is in Miss Weidemann's 3rd grade class. She is an excellent teacher! My daughter loves going to school because of her teacher. It's a terrific school that really cares about the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2005

I went here from 1997 untill 2002. Great 5 years. It is one of the best elementary schools there is.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 11, 2004

I have had 2 children attend this school and I cannot say enough of how wonderful their years were for them. The teaching staff is exceptional.
—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.

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.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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73%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
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 Students73%
Female73%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special education53%
General education77%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant73%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female82%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special education58%
General education86%
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 Students64%
Female73%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White65%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Special education37%
General education69%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant64%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students87%
Female87%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Special education58%
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special education79%
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant92%
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

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

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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
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-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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26%
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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

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 92% 51%
Hispanic 6% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 16%
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 21%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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281 Manchester Ave
Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734
Phone: (609) 971-2090

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