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Silver Run Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 554 students

 

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Posted April 3, 2012

I have children in K and 1 at this school, and so far I am moderately impressed. Since starting at the school this year, both have made adequate gains in both Math and LAL. The Teachers are friendly and knowledgable. Unfortunately, the student population does not appear to have the support of well-educated parents. This directly effects the test scores and the learning environment. While I value the socioeconomic diversity, I understand there is only so much the school can do to combat the effects of poor nutrition, lack of meaningful home education, and economic instability. I plan to keep my children enrolled here, but with the understanding that I must continue to challenge my child in meaningful ways outside of school. They have both made good friends here, and I talk to them daily about not following or joining in any misbehavior. The principal (new, as of this writing) seems to be doing a great job. My children are engaged in the events and activities of the school. Office staff are always helpful. I have observed, however, that the school holds a TON of fundraisers. Plan to spend $20/month on fundraisers. Overall, this is a nice diverse school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2010

The art program at Silver Run is the best I have ever seen. They study the masters of art while creating unique pieces.
—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.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
16%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
45%
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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
28%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
65%

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 61% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
25%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
58%
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 Students33%
Female34%
Male32%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantaged43%
Special educationn/a
General education41%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant33%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students51%
Female54%
Male48%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
General education60%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant51%
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 Students27%
Female38%
Male13%
Black19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
White36%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged40%
Special educationn/a
General education35%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant27%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students51%
Female56%
Male45%
Black46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
White58%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
General education64%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant51%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students70%
Female75%
Male65%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
White87%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
General education79%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant70%
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 Students34%
Female51%
Male18%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
White37%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged40%
Special educationn/a
General education43%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant34%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students64%
Female61%
Male66%
Black48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
White77%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
General education77%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant64%
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 41% 52%
Black 36% 16%
Hispanic 21% 22%
Asian 1% 9%
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 81%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Walter Kappeler

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301 Silver Run Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Phone: (856) 293-2470

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