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Conackamack Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 433 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted January 28, 2014

New parents, make sure your child is placed in classes that come as close as possible to the level of the previous school and not just tossed in anywhere! Very important and it will prevent your child getting behind or getting lower grades.!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 20, 2009

Not much teacher/parent envolvment with the students. The teachers vary, some are exceptional and others really shouldnt be teaching
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2008

this is a supportive good enviorment for us kids to grow up in and be educated
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 22, 2008

Conackamack Middle School is okay. I am in the eigth grade right now but I am not challenged at all, except in algebra. We have a wonderful 8th grade algebra teacher. The school is good, just sometimes not the students.
—Submitted by a student


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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.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
86%

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 82% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
89%
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 Students77%
Female83%
Male71%
Black63%
Asian89%
Hispanic77%
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special education31%
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant77%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students90%
Female96%
Male82%
Black83%
Asian98%
Hispanic88%
Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Special education31%
General education96%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant90%
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 Students71%
Female73%
Male69%
Black59%
Asian83%
Hispanic67%
White74%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
General education75%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant71%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students72%
Female68%
Male75%
Black51%
Asian93%
Hispanic60%
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education78%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant72%
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 Students86%
Female92%
Male82%
Black80%
Asian94%
Hispanic85%
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant86%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students77%
Female75%
Male78%
Black62%
Asian91%
Hispanic69%
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
General education87%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant77%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students85%
Female81%
Male87%
Black73%
Asian91%
Hispanic77%
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 31% 52%
Asian 30% 9%
Black 28% 16%
Hispanic 10% 22%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 14%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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5205 Witherspoon Street
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: (732) 699-1577

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