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Paul Robeson Community Elementary School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 29 students

 

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Posted April 10, 2010

This is bad school to send your children to. Students are disrespecful uneducated by their parents. Theachers are good but to no use for the behavior of students will ruin your child. My son goes to this school and every day he is complainig of misstreatment by his classmates.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2005

This is an excellent school to send your children. I graduated form that school in 2003. I learned alot of things that can help me relate to the real world. The teachers care about their students alot and will help them when it is needed. The area is not that good but, overall the school is excellent.
—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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
27%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
80%

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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
71%
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 Students19%
Female17%
Male21%
Black14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education20%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant19%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students42%
Female37%
Male47%
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education49%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant42%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former27%
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 Students22%
Female30%
Male14%
Black15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education25%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant22%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students56%
Female60%
Male51%
Black45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education60%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students74%
Female75%
Male73%
Black60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education75%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant74%
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 Students30%
Female43%
Male24%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education37%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant30%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students71%
Female62%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education72%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant71%
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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26%
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Math growth at this school

Below 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
Hispanic 83% 22%
Black 16% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Kelly Mooring

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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199 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (732) 745-5300

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