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Cleveland Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 308 students

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Posted October 27, 2013

My School Has Great Student But Sometimes The Staff Members Are Not They Also Need More Programs For The Students Like Book Club Art Club And More.


Posted November 26, 2009

I think this school is wonderful for our children to attend because it is academically high in percentages and haves different programs for our children to attend.also special services for our mentally challenged children to recieve help in
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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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
28%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
18%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
97%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
69%
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 66% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
62%
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 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
24%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
18%
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 82% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
27%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
44%
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%
Female59%
Male27%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
General education46%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant40%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students53%
Female65%
Male46%
Black59%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Special educationn/a
General education60%
English language learnersn/a
Non-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 Students21%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education24%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant21%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students39%
Female50%
Male25%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education45%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant39%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students61%
Female67%
Male55%
Black60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education68%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant61%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students29%
Female39%
Male22%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education36%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant29%
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 Students16%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black19%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education21%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant16%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students31%
Female33%
Male27%
Black30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Special educationn/a
General education32%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant31%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education10%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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 Students22%
Female27%
Male17%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education29%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant22%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students11%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black11%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education16%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant11%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students13%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black14%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education19%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant13%
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

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General educationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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 Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

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
Black 93% 16%
Hispanic 5% 22%
White 2% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 9%
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 96%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Security personnel
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Art teacher(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Visual arts
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Ibo
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:25
School end time
  • 2:55
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Ms Vacant Vacant
Special schedule
  • Extended/longer school day
Fax number
  • (973) 733-7021

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Ibo
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Swimming
  • Track

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing arts
  • Dance
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Parent involvement
  • Parents are involved in a variety of functions including pta ,parenting classes, school leadership council , various curriculum based worshops, and volunteering throughout the school. the community partners who support our school are home depot, superway supermarket , cherly's beauty salon , daipallo's bakery, umdnj, united way, the mayor's office, metropolitan baptist church , church of the living god and house of mercy. also the following community restaurants donate breakfast / lunch as student incentives : nubian flavor restaurant, ihop, kings restaurant,white castle's , wendy's, checkers, chamblee's kentucky fried chicken, and best meats provision
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  • Cleveland School is participating in the Broad, Bold Approach to improve the quality instruction and decrease the dropout rate amongest high school students the four pillars include: Continue to pursue school improvement efforts. Increase investment in developmentally appropriate and high-quality early childhood, pre-school, and kindergarten education. Increase investment in health services. Pay more attention to the time students spend out of school.
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388 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
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Phone: (973) 733-6944

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