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Lincoln Avenue Elementary School

Public | K-7 & ungraded | 32 students

 

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Posted January 21, 2014

Great school and staff. My kids are learning so much and they never enjoyed school before as much as they are now. The principal Mrs. White is easy going and the PTO meetings are a good idea. It let us be involved in our kids environment and provide us with a lot of need it information. The inside of the school is nice and welcoming . Very clean hallways and restrooms for our kids daily needs. Hope to see Mrs. Araujo soon she is been out and my kid really misses her she always had a great communication and always kept me updated on my sons education. Very safe school kids are dismissed at the lunch room area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2010

The staff at Lincoln is exceptional they care about the students and are working hard to make their school a safe and productive learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2009

Very poor organization, little to no assistance from staff, below average academics.
—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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
59%

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 59% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
67%
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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
63%
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

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
47%

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 Students64%
Female72%
Male54%
Black69%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education73%
English language learners39%
Non-migrant64%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students53%
Female51%
Male54%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education56%
English language learners46%
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 Students24%
Female19%
Male31%
Black23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education27%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant24%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former16%
Limited English Proficient Former18%

Math

All Students47%
Female33%
Male65%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education52%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant47%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former53%
Limited English Proficient Former73%

Science

All Students76%
Female69%
Male85%
Black75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education79%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant76%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former79%
Limited English Proficient Former82%
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 Students37%
Female37%
Male37%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education48%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant37%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students55%
Female51%
Male58%
Black54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education69%
English language learnersn/a
Non-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 Students44%
Female44%
Male43%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education54%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant44%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students55%
Female50%
Male59%
Black60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged33%
Special educationn/a
General education67%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant55%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former13%
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%
Female50%
Male27%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education52%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant39%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students37%
Female38%
Male37%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education48%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant37%
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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48%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Below 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 65% 16%
Hispanic 34% 22%
White 1% 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 77%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Robert Pettit

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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216 Lincoln Ave
Orange, NJ 07050
Phone: (973) 677-4130

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