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Number 14 Elementary School

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Posted June 26, 2012

School #14 lacks safety, very few teachers do care for the students but overall the Principal lacks authority and direction. It is sad that the most needy kids in our state get expose to some of this individuals who are there just to collect a pay check. Bad school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2011

I was at this school for grades 1 and 2. My teachers were great and I loved them. i think that this school did a good job teaching me our subjects. But, the one thing I did not like was that this school didnt give us recess. Now I am a 7th grader at a different school. This school gives me memories. I miss them. But,the buildings and stores around there are not very safe. When I went there there was a bar across the street but I was safe. But, the school that I go to now there are some of my friends from this school. To bad I didnt get to graduate.


Posted September 16, 2009

The teachers at this small school truly are dedicated to the children they service on a daily basis. They did quite a job with my son who was at this school from 1st thru 4th grades.
—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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
34%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
57%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
55%

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 Students31%
Female41%
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education39%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant31%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students29%
Female35%
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education39%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant29%
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 Students41%
Female52%
Male21%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education60%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant41%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students59%
Female65%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education76%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students68%
Female74%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant68%
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

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How schools in the state rate:

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48%
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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

Above 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
Hispanic 66% 22%
Black 28% 16%
White 4% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 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 93%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mr Hillburn Sparrow

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522 Union Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07522
Phone: (973) 321-0140

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