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Roseville Avenue Elementary School

Public | K-4 & ungraded | 126 students

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Posted May 10, 2013

Montclair Kimberley Academy is my school and I have visited Roseville school. The children there love it in their school and the teachers make it such a nurturing environment. The children are very smart and can learn new topics with ease. They seem so happy to be there and if the school was closed they would be heart broken. Not only does Roseville educated the children, it acts as a home for them. These kids have problems at home. They have told me about their bad home life. They need Roseville. The school really helps the kids grow through life. Even though i have only been to Roseville 2 times, I would also be heart broken to see these kids having to be split apart from each other.


Posted June 27, 2008

I am very please with Roseville Ave. School. The teachers are very concern about the students progress. I like the fact that it is a small school. The principal and the staff are very approachable.
—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.

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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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
80%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students36%
Female45%
Male25%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education39%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant36%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students25%
Female25%
Male25%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education27%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant25%
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%
Female33%
Malen/a
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education41%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant30%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students48%
Female47%
Malen/a
Black54%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education59%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant48%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students65%
Female73%
Malen/a
Black62%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant65%
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%
of schools in the state are Above average

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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 60% 16%
Hispanic 39% 22%
White 2% 51%
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%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Top Performance Math, Science, LAL (2006)
  • Top Performance Math, Science, LAL (2007)
  • Top Performance Math, Science, LAL (2008)

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:20am
School end time
  • 2:55pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Ms Rose Serra

Programs

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • Spanish

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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70 Roseville Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Phone: (973) 268-5312

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