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Florence V. Evans Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 42 students

 
 

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Posted December 17, 2013

We moved to Marlton a couple years ago. The principal spent a lot of time discussing Evans with me and answering my questions before I even put the bid in on my house! This school has exceeded all my expectations. The education and character development is top-notch. I can not believe the enthusiaism shown by the staff! They make learning fun. The principal is always available to communicate with parents and discuss concerns/ feedback. I am thrilled to send my children to this nurturing enviornment. My children love going to school every day. In the wake of such horrible school tragedies, I feel my children are safe and the staff at Evans would do anything necessary to protect them. What more could a parent ask?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 28, 2012

My children both attend Evans School and we couldn't be happier. The teachers and staff are wonderful, caring and extremely qualified people who are constantly challenging my children to be their best both academically and personally. The new Principal has been phenomenal at bringing this school community together as a family with excellent leadership and wonderful interpersonal skills making each child and parent know they are cared about. Since the new principal started, there is an energy around the school between both the students and the teachers and the families that this is a great school to be a part of and everyone is there to work together for the benefit of our children. We certainly LOVE Evans!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2012

Evans is a wonderful school! The Principal and staff endeavor to create a happy learning environment for all students.


Posted July 10, 2012

A Big Disappointment.!!!! Don't Be Fooled By The Glitz and Glamour About This School. This school houses ALOT of Uglyness that children have had to endure. We have two children who have attended this school for years. Our opinion of the staff is that they are unfriendly or don't care and have been very insensitive to our childrens basic needs. The school environment is the absolute worst. A big disappointment in my book as a parent and taxpayer. This school lacks good leadership and oversight . As a parent who once attended this school as a child I would have no other choice but to rate this school as one of the Worst schools in the state of New Jersey.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 2, 2012

We have two children in Evans and have been a part of this school for four years. Our children LOVE their school and it has far exceeded the expectations of both myself and my husband. The teaching staff is tremendous, the Principal promotes such an open atmosphere for kids to learn and for parents to become involved, and I have never felt more of a family atmosphere as I have this past year. Evans is truly a great school, and we are so happy to be a part of this District, and Evans in particular.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 2, 2012

My children love their school and are so excited to go everyday. The new pricipal has been such a wonderful addition to the Evans family. The overall atmosphere is so happy and upbeat. Eveyone at Evans is so helpful and caring and always have the best interest on the children in mind. We are fortunate to have such a great teaching staff too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2010

I'm still less than satisfied with Evans. I would echo several of the sentiments below. Very clicky overall. Staff, PTA and administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 24, 2009

I am very surprised by the negative reviews. Although I have had some negative experiences over the years, my overall opinion of Evans is very high. I absolutely love my children's teachers this year. I think it's a shame the negative reviewers have attributed their poor experiences to all of the teachers and the entire staff at Evans, that just hasn't been my experience over the past 3 years. And, no, I am not part of any clique, just a regular parent pleased with Evans.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2009

I believe that Evans is one of the worst schools in NJ. The administrators are incompetent and the teachers are clueless. I suggest you avoid this school at all cost. Move to another school district or enroll your child in private school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 22, 2009

I think the principal doesa a wonderful job!!! He knows who enters the building at all times and the kids love him.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 19, 2007

In my family's experiences, we have found Evans to be a wonderful school with great teachers, a very supportive administration, and an overall nurturing, pleasant environment. I am so happy that our children have had the opportunity to attend Evans school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2006

Florence V. Evans School in my experience has been a disappointment. There is no pull-out gifted & talented program. The Principal & guidance counselor have also been huge disappointments as well. If I could do it all over again I would have moved to Voorhees, Osage district.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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72%

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73%

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70%

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72%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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83%

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84%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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78%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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93%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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95%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
96%

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

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
95%
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%
Female81%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian85%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Special education44%
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant72%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female81%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian92%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special education64%
General education90%
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 Students78%
Female82%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special education60%
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students93%
Female90%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Special education93%
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant93%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students95%
Female90%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White99%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Special education93%
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant95%
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 Students58%
Female69%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Special educationn/a
General education58%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant58%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
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

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48%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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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 76% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 9%
Black 5% 16%
Hispanic 5% 22%
Two or more races 1% 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 7%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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400 South Route 73
Marlton, NJ 08053
Phone: (856) 988-0675

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