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Great Oaks Charter School

Charter | 6-7 | 133 students

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Living in Newark

Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $109,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,270.

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Community Rating

3 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
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2013:
Based on 4 ratings
2012:
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2011:
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4 reviews of this school


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Posted September 15, 2013

After countless meetings with administration about bullying. The bullying continued. I transferred my daughter because of constant bullying!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 5, 2013

i love this school. great peers and great teachers. i plan to stay here through high school.


Posted July 8, 2013

Terrible my daghter was bullied in this school. & the adminstation did nothing about it!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 27, 2013

This school is really wonderful. They have excellent staffs. Although their dress code is very strict it really doesnt matter because you get a great education. Love great oaks<3!


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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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
n/a

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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
n/a

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 Students49%
Female51%
Male47%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged57%
Special educationn/a
General education53%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant49%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
Black90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant91%
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 Students56%
Female57%
Male54%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
Special educationn/a
General education59%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students64%
Female57%
Male69%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged57%
Special educationn/a
General education67%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant64%
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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21 Eagles St
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 917-4286

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