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Charles H Bullock School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 10 students

 

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Posted August 13, 2013

Overall good quality education and school seems to have recently shed some of the lesser teachers. Some amazing faculty and great kids. A safe and nurturing environment. Great PTA. The school follows this CARES motto that has gotten overused to the point of being meaningless and oppressive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 26, 2013

We have three children at Bullock and couldn't be happier. The teachers are amazing and incredibly committed. I would never have expected this level of individualized attention at a public school. We are VERY happy with the quality of the educators, curriculum and overall learning experience our children have and continue to receive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 22, 2013

This school is now called Charles H. Bullock. My children have all been through this school and moved on to middle schools. My youngest is now in 5th grade. She is having such an amazing experience. All her teachers are so attentive, fantastic and caring. What a fantastic end to elementary school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2010

Rand offers a whole child aproach to teaching and meets the needs every child from the very brightest to the struggling learner
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2010

I have a first grader and a fourth grader. We have had a steady stream of phenomenal teachers. I can't say enough about the quality of the teaching, the child-centered approach, progressive culture and warm community. The principal is perfect for the school. I love this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2009

My son is finishing his first year at Rand. He is going to 1st grade. His kindergarten experience was fantastic with Mrs. Jetter! I am very pleased with the staff and the learning techniques.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2009

Rand is a fantastic school...My son is in 4th grade and has had wonderful caring teachers since he started in kindergarden. My middle daughter who is entering college this year also went to Rand and the education and sense of learning she aquired while there helped her thru middle school high school and now on to college.She was accepted to every college she applied to I HIGHLY recommend Rand to any parent who gives education of their children top priority in their choice of locations to move too
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2009

Rand's principal is terrific. There is care and concern for all students in a nurturing environment. A great school for parents who want to get involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2009

After going to all the schools last year, you can't go wrong with any of them. Think about your child's personality and how it fits with the schools.That being said, Rand is an exciting, nurturing, organized and vibrant school and community. It has exceeded our expectations and Mrs. Vascimini gets an A+ from us.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2009

Rand is evolving into a remarkable school that deeply cares about children and how they learn. In Sept 2009 the school will be relocated to a brand new, green building. Rand is more than a school its a think tank and an unique and important place.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 27, 2006

The PTA does amazing things with the chidren. Plus the PTA is made up of wonderful parents volenteering there time to make Rand a better school. There are so many wonderful opertunities for children to learn about different cultures, music, sports, art forms, writing tools, countries! It's the best place for your child to go if you want them to learn to appreciate nature since it's the 'envionmental school'. When you're child gets to 5th grade they will even do a musical at the end of the year! Any parent would be drunk not to take there child to Rand elementry school!
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 7, 2005

Good school. Very family oriented. Lots of focus on environment, different kinds of families. Lot of parental involvement.
—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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
80%

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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
89%
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 Students70%
Female74%
Male63%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special education39%
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant70%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students83%
Female83%
Male83%
Black65%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Special education56%
General education93%
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 Students60%
Female73%
Male44%
Black34%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White90%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Special education25%
General education66%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant60%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students74%
Female75%
Male73%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Special education46%
General education79%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students97%
Female98%
Male97%
Black94%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Special education91%
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant97%
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 Students73%
Female77%
Male68%
Black53%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
General education77%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant73%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students90%
Female96%
Male82%
Black77%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
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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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

Average

Reading growth at this school

Above 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 49% 51%
Black 34% 16%
Hispanic 10% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 11%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Ms Nami Kuwabara

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Montclair, NJ 07042
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