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Wyoming Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 336 students

 
 

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5 stars

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7 reviews of this school


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Posted December 12, 2013

I am so grateful for this school. It is a warm, loving, happy place. The teachers are talented and dedicated, and the entire staff takes a real interest in the children's well-being. As a result of the tone set by the teachers, staff and administration, the atmosphere at Wyoming is one of kindness and respect, and although I'm sure it must happen sometimes, I have never witnessed a single incident of teasing or bullying among the children, who tend to be incredibly generous and supportive of each other. Children in older grades serve as "buddies" and mentors to younger children, which increases the feeling of solidarity. The children get art, music, library and computers once a week, and physical education twice a week. The music and gym programs are particularly strong, in our experience. Class sizes are small: Last year, there were 22 students in my daughter's class; this year there are 16. I wish that all children in this country had access to this quality of education, and I say a little prayer of thanks for how lucky we are every time I drop my daughter at the door.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2013

We were new to town last year. I heard Millburn, NJ had good schools. Not until I experienced them first hand did I realize how good. Last year I had a boy in kindergarten and a girl in 1st. I quickly felt like I had a real partner in my children's education. Wyoming school in general, but my kid's teachers in particular were just outstanding. They took a personal interest in dealing with our "newness" to town and all the anxieties that accompany it. They communicated with me so frequently, at dismissal, by email or by phone, that I never felt a special conference was necessary. I also want to commend the specialist teachers such as the librarian, art teacher, gym teacher, etc. And the nurse and office staff are so friendly and supportive. Lastly, I also feel the same way about the school Principal. I got to know him, under good circumstances, early in the school year. He is ever-present, and very approachable, when the kids are lining up in the morning and always outside at dismissal. No doubt he sets the tone for Wyoming school and after a year under our belt, I am sure his leadership is integral in the high quality of Wyoming Elementary School! PS - The PTO is also outstanding!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 8, 2013

We recently transferred from NYC public schools (Grades 1 and 3) and noticed a substantial difference in the academic focus. The teachers made the transition for our children smooth and the smaller class sizes have had a positive impact on the learning environment. I agree with another reviewer that the teachers have a real vested interest in the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 11, 2013

Great school. School is in a terrific neighborhood that is perfect for new families and those looking to start one. Millburn is a top NJ town for schools and Wyoming is no exception.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 12, 2010

A wonderful, warm, friendly school with great faculty. A great academic education with a family atmosphere.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

I love Wyoming School because ALL of the teachers genuinely love their students and do everything they can to help them succeed!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

My daughter is in kindergarten in this school. I have been so impressed with the amount of knowledge the teacher has and I am very happy with how she informs parents of everything that is going on in the classroom.
—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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

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

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 59% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%
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 Students86%
Female100%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant86%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students84%
Female94%
Male80%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant84%
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%
Female93%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special education54%
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Special education77%
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant92%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students96%
Female100%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White97%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Special education85%
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant96%
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 Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
White78%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students90%
Female90%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian93%
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant90%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 68% 52%
Asian 22% 9%
Hispanic 5% 22%
Black 3% 16%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Millburn, NJ 07041
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