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Hubbard Middle School

Public | 6-8 & ungraded | 78 students

 

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Posted September 19, 2008

As I am writing this review in September 2008, we have noticed a much improved school atmosphere. The principals put students' needs first. Most of the teachers are fairly young and enthusiastic, but we have also several educators with decades of experience. If you are a parent and you are worried about public schools, give Hubbard a try and build a relationship with your child's teachers. This will give the message to your child that school is important, and he or she will be more likely to succeed.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 26, 2005

This one of the most unsafest schools in the State. The students (of course not all) curse at each other and at the teachers. The students do not care about the consequences because if they did, they wouldn't do what they do. If they do not get a pencil from the teacher, the student will yell: 'Then I won't do the work!' They run through the halls; they jump on one another, male or female: makes no difference. they all treat each other and the teachers the same: no respect, period! Forget about the substitute teachers. they virually do not count and they are treated worse than the regular teachers. There are security people through out the school and the regular Plainfield Police are there as well. Fire alarms are 'pulled' too often.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted March 10, 2004

When I was in hubbard I really liked it. The only problem was that it was not always safe. People in school had problems. The former principal made the school a better place. Even though he was strict he made the school almost decent. He really helped the eighth graders for their big exam.
—Submitted by a former student


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.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
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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.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
18%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
23%
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.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
47%
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%
Female22%
Male21%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantaged24%
Special educationn/a
General education31%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant22%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former35%

Math

All Students38%
Female40%
Male36%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Special educationn/a
General education55%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant38%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former52%
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 Students21%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Special educationn/a
General education33%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant21%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students22%
Female27%
Male17%
Black18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Special educationn/a
General education38%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant22%
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 Students49%
Female61%
Male40%
Black48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged44%
Special educationn/a
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant49%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students25%
Female30%
Male21%
Black19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Special educationn/a
General education36%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant25%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students31%
Female32%
Male31%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged23%
Special education10%
General education45%
English language learners17%
Non-migrant31%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former19%
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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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

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 62% 22%
Black 37% 16%
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%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mr Kwame Asante

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661 W Eighth St
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: (908) 731-4393

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