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Oaklyn Public School

Public | PK-9 & ungraded | 469 students

 

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Posted October 27, 2014

Administartion is down right bad an have no clue what they are doing,. The principal sits on her thrown telling her parents that they have no rights when it comes to their children,. the school is so far behind in technology in what other schools around the ares are teaching,.. Having the grammar school along with the jr high is strange at times. one talent show i saw a jr high girl hanging on a jr high guy sitting right next to a 1st grader, the jr high kids have the same teachers for all three years they are there so there is no diversary,.i find the extra things that the OMAYSC advents are rather boring and poorly run,.once you graduate from here you get to attend Collingswood high school which is just as bad educationally,.(Collingswood like Oaklyn) if you are adverage or need special need help forget it,. you get left by the waste side,. The administartion likes fitting everyone into the same educational box,. I found no reason in joining the PTA,. there is nothing that you get from it,. same people have been running it from year to year and don't like outsiders helping unless it is something that as a whole does not want to do,.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2014

Oaklyn Public School has excellent teachers who really care about their students. The PTA and OMAYSC as well as OEF (Oaklyn Education Foundation) collaborate to provide Oaklyn students extra opportunities for technology, dances, gym nights, ice cream socials, talent show, assemblies, and family fun nights. The curriculum is now the same as Collingswood School District. Parents can be very involved and stay on top of their children's progress on a daily basis through Genesis computer system which posts personal attendance and grades. There is also a very good music and art program. Extra-curricular sports are offered through Collingswood School Fistrict for grades 6-9. It is the only preK-9th grade school in the state.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2014

Oaklyn Public School has great, caring teachers and nice kids. Oaklyn is a friendly community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2014

I wasn't going to write anything until i saw the reviews quick were not what I have had with this school at all.When it comes to students with disabilities this is the last place you want to go. A parent has to fight for the extra services that my child needs and the school wll not give. I have two special needs children attending this school and I hate it so much. the school will not let me take them out to go to a speciality school that would fit their education better. instead i have to have my kids suffer with the education they are getting now until i can find them a way out. Teachers are nice and they really try but the school hold a lot of them back.
—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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
59%
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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
74%

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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
79%

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

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

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
76%
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 Students33%
Female47%
Male23%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Special educationn/a
General education36%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant33%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students46%
Female41%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Special educationn/a
General education55%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant46%
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 Students32%
Female44%
Male20%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White34%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Special educationn/a
General education43%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant32%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students46%
Female44%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White47%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
General education51%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant46%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students84%
Female80%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White87%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant84%
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 Students50%
Female60%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White57%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
General education64%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant50%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students79%
Female84%
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
General education94%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant79%
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 Students66%
Female68%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant66%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female76%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
General education94%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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 Students45%
Female45%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Special educationn/a
General education68%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant45%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students55%
Female56%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special educationn/a
General education73%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant55%
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 Students84%
Female84%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant84%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students70%
Female79%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant70%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students73%
Female68%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
General education83%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant73%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
17%
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 Students58%
Female61%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
General education69%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant58%
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
White 79% 51%
Hispanic 9% 22%
Black 6% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 41%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Jennifer Boulden

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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136 Kendall Blvd
Oaklyn, NJ 08107
Phone: (856) 858-0335

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