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Holly Heights Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 502 students

 

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Posted February 12, 2014

i went here a few years back . i loved this school ! i miss everything about it . it's a great school .


Posted December 17, 2013

This is our first year at Holly Heights and we love it so far. They have so many events to get family involved. Teachers are friendly and helpful. The principal seems to be a great guy. 5 stars
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2013

love this school! ttruly a family.. Staff is always willing to go the extra mile for the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2009

As a grandparent of a special education Holly Heights student as well as special education teacher and LDTC, I have been very impressed with every aspect of my grandson's school experience. His program is excellent and his teachers are committed to finding the best way to reach and teach him. The principal is also sensitive and flexible to the needs of my grandson as well as all special education students. We are fortunate to have this school in our district.


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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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
41%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
55%
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 Students40%
Female50%
Male30%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Pacific Islandern/a
White49%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Special education17%
General education46%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant40%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students53%
Female57%
Male49%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education22%
General education61%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant53%
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 Students46%
Female49%
Male44%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
White54%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special educationn/a
General education52%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant46%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students74%
Female77%
Male72%
Black57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
White87%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
General education79%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students92%
Female89%
Male95%
Black87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
White97%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant92%
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 Students40%
Female48%
Male32%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Special education14%
General education46%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant40%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students54%
Female52%
Male57%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White77%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education21%
General education63%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant54%
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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How schools in the state rate:

25%
of schools in the state are Below average
48%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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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 46% 51%
Black 36% 16%
Hispanic 16% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Stephen Saul

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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2509 E Main St
Millville, NJ 08332
Phone: (856) 327-6111

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