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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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
n/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.

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

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

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

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 65% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 82% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students46%
Female48%
Male43%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education46%
English language learners53%
Non-migrant46%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former53%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students71%
Female78%
Male63%
Black63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education73%
English language learners82%
Non-migrant71%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former82%
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 Students49%
Female49%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged22%
Special educationn/a
General education48%
English language learners77%
Non-migrant49%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former77%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students87%
Female87%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicity69%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education91%
English language learners85%
Non-migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former85%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students87%
Female87%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicity63%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
General education88%
English language learners85%
Non-migrant87%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former85%
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 Students45%
Female56%
Male37%
Black20%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education45%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant45%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female86%
Male79%
Black73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education85%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant82%
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 Students59%
Female69%
Male50%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education68%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students78%
Female92%
Male66%
Black68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant78%
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 Students39%
Female36%
Male41%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education17%
General education45%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant39%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students45%
Female38%
Male51%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education52%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant45%
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 Students74%
Female76%
Male72%
Black47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Special education33%
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant74%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students67%
Female64%
Male72%
Black47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Special education20%
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant67%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students63%
Female56%
Male70%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Special education20%
General education76%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant63%
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
Hispanic 77% 22%
Black 20% 16%
Asian 2% 9%
White 1% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 90%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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358-380 Verona Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: (973) 268-5210

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