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Posted July 26, 2011

This school is excellent for kids of all ages! The teachers are excellent and even though there are a lot of fights, you can get a excellent education out of it


Posted August 27, 2007

I think the school is great but its true as far as security they really dont do their job the way it should be done. Kids get hurt a lot and security really pays no mind. The teachers however are great and try their hardest at helping the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2007

the new principal is excellent


Posted August 10, 2004

the school is overcrowded and does not have enough room for all its students there is not enough security to put a stop to fights that occur daily. The teachers put in time and effort but it is fustrating. Yes grades and percentages can be up but only for those that are trying. It is hard to connect to every student when the school is overcopassitated. Maybe some trailors would be could for the upper grades. They need to stop trampling on the little kids. Parking is not so great either but that is not the schools fault. until the school can get some proper support i dont know how anyone will win.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2004

This school is the number 1 school in paterson. We are the leading of high test scores, the teachers are great. Not only do they teach good but they give you hints tuthoring an lots of help. they try there best to improve our knowledge. an thats how we are number 1 in testes. my some in a former student in this school an he saids if it wasnt for the teachers suppport he wouldnt gottin this far an the high school classes are simple with the help of them.
—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.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
54%
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.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
27%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
66%
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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
27%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
62%

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 66% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
27%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
46%

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 65% in 2013.

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
30%
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.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
42%

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

All Students22%
Female25%
Male19%
Black14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education31%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant22%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students47%
Female44%
Male49%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education13%
General education60%
English language learners29%
Non-migrant47%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former29%
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 Students15%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education18%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant15%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students40%
Female40%
Male39%
Black27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education31%
General education48%
English language learners24%
Non-migrant40%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students57%
Female60%
Male55%
Black62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education56%
General education65%
English language learners39%
Non-migrant57%
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 Students34%
Female35%
Male32%
Black13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education43%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant34%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students61%
Female60%
Male62%
Black40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education39%
General education72%
English language learners22%
Non-migrant61%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former22%
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 Students38%
Female40%
Male36%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged54%
Special educationn/a
General education51%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant38%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students40%
Female42%
Male38%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Special educationn/a
General education53%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant40%
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 Students35%
Female41%
Male30%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged33%
Special educationn/a
General education49%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant35%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students32%
Female34%
Male31%
Black11%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Special educationn/a
General education43%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant32%
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%
Female63%
Male50%
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged43%
Special education24%
General education66%
English language learners44%
Non-migrant56%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former44%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students39%
Female49%
Male30%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Special education14%
General education47%
English language learners32%
Non-migrant39%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former32%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students46%
Female46%
Male46%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged57%
Special education14%
General education61%
English language learners16%
Non-migrant46%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former16%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 81% 22%
Black 14% 16%
White 4% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Dr Natalie Hackett

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Paterson, NJ 07524
Phone: (973) 321-0180

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