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Richard L Rice School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 72 students

 
 

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Posted April 2, 2014

Rice is an excellent school with hardworking,dedicated teachers who go the extra mile. I highly recommend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2013

I was so sad to see my child leave this school. We moved to Cherry Hill when she was in the 4th grade. The school we went to was small overly crowed and the teachers were no help. At Rice the teachers to caring and helpful. The class sizes are great and students get the attention they need. This school is amazing!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2010

Rice School has been an awesome experience for our family. Our son attended the Special Pre-K and is now in the 2nd grade and I cannot tell you how much we love this school! The teachers, suppport staff, therapists and other parents have been the best that we have ever seen. We hate to have to leave but being in the military we must go. If not, we would never leave. We recommend Rice to everyone! It will be hard finding another school to top this one.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2005

The Special Pre-k Program is the best in the State. It has enabled Jordan to not only be himself, but to blossom. The staff, from the bus drivers and aides to the teachers and classroom aides are the finest, understanding ,loving and caring people that can be found anywhere. Bless you all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2005

My son is presently attending Rice and we love it. He is in the 4th grade and so far all his teachers have been wonderful. He is a gifted student who needs to be challenged more than some other students. These special needs are always being met. He is involved in after school programs which he loves. I am so happy my other two children will be attending Rice as well. It really is an asset to living in this area.
—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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
99%
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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
90%
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 Students78%
Female77%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Special education68%
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female77%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special education84%
General education82%
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 Students67%
Female80%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White70%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant67%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
General education91%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students98%
Female100%
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant98%
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 Students65%
Female68%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White69%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
General education74%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant65%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students88%
Female87%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
General education94%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant88%
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

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Reading growth at this school

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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 80% 51%
Black 7% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 9%
Hispanic 6% 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 10%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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