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Wemrock Brook School

Public | 1-5 & ungraded | 10 students

 
 

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Posted October 11, 2013

I think the teachers at Wemrock Brook are not paying enough attention to the students needs. My granddaughter said her teacher told them they ask too many questions and sshould raise their hands but she is not taking questions at this time. That to me is pretty sad for her students.


Posted October 10, 2013

MY SON IS IN FIRST GRADE AT WEMROCK BROOK. I FEEL SO DISCONNECTE FROM HIS TEACHER. ANY ATTEMPT TO CONTACT HER AND SHE NEVER EVER GETS BACK TO ME. I CAN HONESTLY SAY SHE HASN'T MADE ME FEEL GOOD . MY SON TELLS ME THAT WHEN HE DOESN'T UNDERSTAND SOMETHING SHE DOESN'T MAKE THEM RAISE THEIR HAND . SO FAR WE ARE NOT PLEASED AT ALL.Oh and one of the calls I made to her was in regard to my son being bullied. So unhAPPY so far.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 26, 2012

As part of my Alma Mater, this school does a tremendous job of getting children ready for their experience with Middle School. Great after school activities for the children and great learning experience. One of the best school's in Manalapan NJ.


Posted September 4, 2011

My son transferred here from a private school. From the first month he was at Wemrock Brook, he could not say enough about the school. He was apprehensive about going to a new school, but he adapted and made friends quickly. He had the best teacher, she really cared about her students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 21, 2010

My son just started this school, moving from Northern NJ (Tenafly). Although Tenafly is considered having best schools in NJ, my son enjoys Wemrock Brook much better. Here is why: - School Bus (last school didn't have it) - Lessons structure (he explained that he likes how the day is structured, that after lunch, the lessons are easier and more fun, which makes the day much shorter and him enjoying school more) - Brand new beautiful building (school is very cool looking, blue/yellow metal and a lot of glass/windows, which makes it very airy) - Modern equipment (each class equipped with MAC computers, projector, TV - the day starts with The Pledge of Allegiance, as well as local and weather news done by kids) - Lunch (Tenafly school didn't have a choice of lunch, I had to pre-order it in advance and if for some reason my son got tired of it - you are stuck with it + lunch is literally twice less expensive in Wembrock Brook!) - Teachers (my son enjoys all of the teachers) - Everything is less expensive (in Tenafly - tons of things cost more, like Halloween dance, etc - 2-4 times more!) - School seems to have more structure, which I feel is good for young kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2010

My son was thrilled to go to Wemrock Brook every day. Great, caring teachers were able to make classes and afterschool activities educational and fun. Parents were always welcomed in school. When we moved to New Jersey from New York State, our son had some issues catching up on the school s curriculum. His teacher developed a program individually for him. To make a long story short, my son was on the honor roll by the end of that year. My husband and I are very thankful to the school for making our son s and our experience the one we will always remember.


Posted June 17, 2010

Wemrock Brook school provides a very good learning environment for the kids. Excellent facilities and talented teachers.


Posted October 24, 2008

My son has never been happier and he is doing better than ever. The teachers are all top-notch!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2005

My son in his second year un this school and we are very pleased with his performance.The only complaint is that I would like to see more after school activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 11, 2004

My son had the pleasure of attending Wemrock Brook, his teachers were actually concerned and cared about his education and well being. Thank you for making his experience there one he will always remember.
—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.

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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.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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84%

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79%

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68%

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67%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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93%

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83%

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91%

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 59% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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75%

2012

 
 
66%

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70%

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75%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

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

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
96%
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 Students84%
Female85%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education53%
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant84%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students93%
Female90%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education74%
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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 Students75%
Female73%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education81%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant75%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students88%
Female89%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant88%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White94%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant94%
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 Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education58%
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students97%
Female97%
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White97%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education83%
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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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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
White 77% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 9%
Hispanic 4% 22%
Black 2% 16%
Two or more races 2% 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 5%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Manalapan, NJ 07726
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