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Green Grove Elementary School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 21 students

 

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Posted August 22, 2013

Teachers are good and with great credentials. The principal and the teachers are very involed in the kids education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 12, 2010

This is a terrible school. My son who is 5 was in a fight his first week of school because 2 boys tried to push him and broke his glasses. Another time I went to the school for a holiday with cupcakes to find out he was not in his classroom(after the bell had rung!) and no one knew where he was!Turned out he went to the cafeteria to eat breakfast-without me even knowing he was doing this as he eats in the a.m at home. There is zero supervision of kindergarten students and they are allowed to roam the school freely when the bus drops them off. He accumulated several tardies by loitering in the cafeteria-no one telling him to get to class,no one alerting me of this either! I have 4 children and none of them have ever been in a school where as kindergartners they lacked supervision! We have moved just to get out of this terrible school district and town!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2006

Overall the school system is getting better. The school is clean and safe. My two boys love the aftercare program and do not want to leave when I pick them up.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2005

Am very upset with this public school. Am an ducator myself and thought it only right to give the public school a chance. With the Abbott funding they receive the teachers should be trained in the latest techniques instead of practicing outdated ones. Also my kids had to put up with teasing and kids out of control on the bus.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 13, 2004

I love this school! My son attended pre-k 3 and pre-k 4. He learned so much in those two years. The teacher worked so well with the children and there was a lot of parent involvement within the school. My son will be attending kindergarden in September. I am confident that I will like it just the same.
—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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
67%
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

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%

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

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
53%
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 Students32%
Female40%
Male21%
Black32%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Special educationn/a
General education36%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant32%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students52%
Female48%
Male58%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
General education56%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant52%
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 Students15%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged19%
Special educationn/a
General education17%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant15%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students57%
Female50%
Male62%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
General education63%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant57%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students80%
Female85%
Male76%
Black77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
General education81%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant80%
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%
Female50%
Male21%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Special educationn/a
General education38%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant34%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students70%
Female71%
Male68%
Black70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
General education84%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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

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48%
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26%
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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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
Black 64% 16%
Hispanic 17% 22%
White 10% 51%
Two or more races 5% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 9%
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 57%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr James Nulle

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909 Green Grove Road
Neptune, NJ 07753
Phone: (732) 776-2090

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