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Anthony V Ceres School

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Posted March 9, 2012

Very fond memories i had in this school back in the year 2000. I wish i was there now xD i am 21 years old now


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.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
72%
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.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
34%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
91%
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 Students44%
Female52%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special educationn/a
General education51%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant44%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students60%
Female61%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
General education63%
English language learners60%
Not migrant60%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former60%
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 Students30%
Female35%
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education32%
English language learners30%
Not migrant30%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former30%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students59%
Female57%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education65%
English language learners53%
Not migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former53%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students79%
Female80%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education82%
English language learners77%
Not migrant79%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former77%
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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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How schools in the state rate:

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48%
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26%
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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
Hispanic 92% 22%
Black 6% 16%
White 2% 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 79%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Ms Michelle Velez

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Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
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