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Elwood Kindle Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 214 students

 
 

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3 stars

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Posted January 28, 2013

This school lacks principle leadership including controlling discipline which is controlled by the school nurse.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2013

Two of my children have gone through this school and I was disappointed with how the school is run. Yes everyone appears to be nice and friendly but that does not mean that is how you run a school properly. There are no rules clearly written out for the children and their consequences. Not enough smart boards or technology. The school is cute I will give it that but for learning and run properly I will have to say that the school has failed the children and even the parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2012

I've painted murals in this school for over 10 years now, working closely with the principle to create a great atmosphere for the students. The principle in my opinion is excellent and really cares about the children and their overall experience in Kindle. I wish I lived there so my child could have went to Kindle. I feel it is a kind caring environment and the children love the educational murals that I painted which never would have happened if the principle wasn't envolved fully.


Posted October 10, 2010

My Grand daughter attens this school and loves it! The school has programs , like the panther club my grand daughter loves going to school! The school implements ways to reach every child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2006

Yhis school is excellant! It is a small Community and small size classes. My daughter did very well there and the because it's smaller all the teachers, principal, secretary's and the nurse all get to know you and your child very well. It's like a family.
—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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
79%
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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
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 Students82%
Female85%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
General education79%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant82%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students96%
Female100%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant96%
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 Students64%
Female70%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
General education68%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant64%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students84%
Female87%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
General education84%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant84%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students91%
Female91%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant91%
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 Students69%
Female65%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White71%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant69%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students97%
Female95%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White97%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
General education97%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant97%
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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48%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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
White 94% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 9%
Hispanic 1% 22%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 16%
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 17%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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211 Washington Avenue
Pitman, NJ 08071
Phone: (856) 589-2628

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