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Number 11, Cruise Memorial Elementary School

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Posted November 18, 2007

I recently had the opportunity to visit this wonderful school and I was moved by the amount of support among teachers and administration. Next time ask what you can do to help.


Posted August 29, 2005

Currently, I am a literacy coach at WB Cruise School No. 11, and I feel that over the past few years the teachers at No. 11 have made great strides and improvement in the areas of Literacy. Teachers are creating well orgainzed, differentated and creative lessons to meet the needs of each and every student in their classes. I feel it is a privilege to be a part of the faculty at No. 11 school, and I look forward to beginning my 10th school year in September.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 17, 2005

I feel that this school has a very bad reputation because of the area in which it's located. The quality of academic programs is improving, but not offered to all grade level, for instance 1st grade students. I haven't seen any music classes offered to the students this year or in past years. When I say music classes I mean instruments and involvement with the school band. There are no extracurricular activities offered to the student either. If the school offered more music, art, or sports for the kids I believe that their enthusiasm for school would improve greatly.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

242 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
22%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

242 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
22%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

209 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
26%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

209 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

284 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

284 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
50%

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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

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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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

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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%
Female40%
Male27%
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education73%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant33%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former70%

Math

All Students51%
Female55%
Male48%
Black18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education26%
General education80%
English language learners40%
Non-migrant51%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former49%
Limited English Proficient Former77%
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 Students17%
Female20%
Male14%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Non-economically disadvantaged14%
Special educationn/a
General education28%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant17%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former21%

Math

All Students51%
Female47%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Special education31%
General education64%
English language learners33%
Non-migrant51%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former45%
Limited English Proficient Former60%

Science

All Students60%
Female59%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Special education43%
General education77%
English language learners33%
Non-migrant60%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former51%
Limited English Proficient Former75%
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 Students25%
Female31%
Male19%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education32%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant25%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former11%

Math

All Students57%
Female55%
Male59%
Black64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education28%
General education74%
English language learners21%
Non-migrant57%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former42%
Limited English Proficient Former52%
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 Students28%
Female37%
Male19%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Special educationn/a
General education38%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant28%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former12%

Math

All Students48%
Female51%
Male43%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged27%
Special education21%
General education63%
English language learners14%
Non-migrant48%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former20%
Limited English Proficient Former31%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/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

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/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 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 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

Math

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

Science

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 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.

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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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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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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
Hispanic 95% 22%
Black 4% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mrs Kyra Aycart

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Passaic, NJ 07055
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