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Posted January 17, 2008

Little Falls School #1 is terrific!
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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.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
73%
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 65% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
76%
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 82% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
87%
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 Students72%
Female80%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
White76%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Special educationn/a
General education76%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant72%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students69%
Female69%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
White69%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant69%
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 Students82%
Female90%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant82%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female94%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
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

Language Arts Literacy

All Students79%
Female86%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant79%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students73%
Female74%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
White76%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
General education81%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant73%
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 Students84%
Female86%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant84%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students76%
Female77%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant76%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students81%
Female82%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant81%
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.

2013

 
 
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 75% 52%
Hispanic 16% 22%
Asian 6% 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 12%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Mr Phil Ligus

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32 Stevens Avenue
Little Falls, NJ 07424
Phone: (973) 256-1037

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