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Union County Teams Charter School

Charter | K-11 | 279 students

 

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2013:
Based on 12 ratings
2012:
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2011:
Based on 1 rating

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13 reviews of this school


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Posted October 30, 2013

I think the state needs to come in and close the doors on that terrible school! IF YOU WANT YOUR CHILD TO GET A GOOD EDUCATION, DON'T SEND THEM TO UC TEAMS!!!!!!! YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN MORE AND PERFORM BETTER ON THE STATE TEST BY ATTENDING PLAINFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS! UC TEAMS IS DEFINITELY OVERRATED!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2013

UC TEAMS is a top ranked school and well-deserving of its ranking! My son is currently a student in the K-2 program and he has grown tremendously in character education and academics. Although there are a few new teachers they are mentored and consistently perform professional development and training almost daily. I have personally and professionally seen the growth in the administration and teachers and I am so proud of their First Graduating Class!! Every student earned COLLEGE CREDITS while at UC TEAMS for 2 years at UCC and 100% went on to colleges (some 4-year and some 2-year institutions). I want my children to be there for high school and participate in this REAL college-prep program. No other high school around can compare to this college program only offered at UC TEAMS!!! Keep up the good work!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 25, 2013

I strongly think that parents should think seriously before putting their child in this school. It is a big joke. Look at their first graduation rate! How many of their students have been accepted into prestigious colleges? Parents, I warn you, think before sending your child to this school. They should be investigated!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 2, 2013

It took me awhile to decide if I wanted to leave a comment espically after reading some of these replies. I didn't want to be the parent bashing any teacher because I understand that teaching has to be an enormous, thankless job. I truly appreciate the efforts of every teacher, including those at UC TEAMS. I think the bottom line is prents send their child/children to a charter school for the hope of something better. A better circulum, a better atmosphere, a better environment for their child. I mean isn't that why the waiting list is so long.....bc of the hope for something "better". I know that's why I choose this school, and I have been very disappointed. I don't feel like this school lives up to the portrait it tries to display. I'm not pointing fingers but I'm choosing not to send my child back. I don't think he received a quality education last year and I don't think he was in a safe environment. My son told me of countless times of him being unsupervised and fights happening. How he felt nothing was offered to him and that teachers didn't care. I don't think his educational needs were met....if ur child needs any extra help please DO NOT SEND THEM TO UC TEAMS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2013

I am a teacher at this school and I am deeply disturbed by the comments I see on here. Every place of employment has its issues, particularly at the administrative level, particularly in a community where parents are socioeconomically disadvantaged. I come to work everyday positive and determined to help my students learn not only about content, but about life, love, and happiness. I have spent weekends developing creative and engaging lessons for my students, and gaining their respect and trust so I can carry out those lessons in a compassionate learning environment. I speak with the utmost confidence that I achieve this, despite whatever issues or chastisements over dress or blah blah blah, I receive from the administration. I do my job proudly. As for the educator who thinks their collegues come for a paycheck-- your severe misjudgement reflects upon a severe misunderstanding of the teaching profession. If I wanted a paycheck, I would get a job at a real business, a real corporation, and be paid twice as much for half the stress. As for the parents, learning starts at home. It's easy to place blame where one's own lack of endeavors falls, fittingly, short.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 23, 2013

I salute all the teachers and staff at UC TEAMS Ch rter School. I have volunteered on numerous occasions and have seen first hand how hard working the teachers are. It is not the Sol responsibility for a teacher to educate a child about his or her character. This is something that is instilled in a child at a very young age . So for those parents WHO are making all these comments , ask yourself If you ever really took the time to volunteer and See for yourself all the wonderful accomplishments all the teachers made especially in the elmentary level!


Posted June 21, 2013

When you completely understand that learning is the number one priority you will then realize that this school is a top school worthy of praise for all of the positive contributions being made on a daily basis to the success of its students. ALL schools and students have issues. However focus and celebrate the positive! This school has great leadership and administration. With more parental involvement and positive support from EVERYONE (internally and externally) this school can be even greater! Keep up the great work and continue putting the students first! I applaud you!


Posted June 20, 2013

My child has attend UC TEAMS since K. I agree with previous reviews that this has been one of the worst school experiences EVER. The school has a huge issue when it comes to BULLYING, yet it all goes ignored. This charter school is ran more like a BUISNESS than a place for education. This will be my son's last year with UC TEAMS and unfortunately I feel for him - this past school year was a waste. My only regret is that I didn't pull him out earlier. At this point I am 100% willing to take my chance with the Plainfield Public School system. I give them zero stars and I am far from a bitter, uninvolved parent...I am solely a parent seeking the best for their child. At one point I considered this school a beacon of light and hope for Plainfield. Now after years of 1st hand experiencing, I see it as a business across the street from the projects. It is a good question as to why the educators of this school send their children elsewhere. Parents be ware. It's sad because its the children who suffer the most.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 20, 2013

This school is doing great things. I have a son who attends school here and he enjoyed every minutes of it in second grade. The teacher there went above and beyond for him. I'm so grateful for all she has done. Teachers work extremely hard and their job is a demanding one. I salute these teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 20, 2013

As an educator at UC TEAMS I must unfortunately agree with the parents who have said that there is a lot of room for improvement, especially in the elementary grades. The environment lacks the level of attention and order necessary for youngsters to thrive. I became a teacher because I love working with children, but many of my colleagues appear to be here just for the pay check. I would not allow my children to attend this school and I would not recommend it to parents with elementary age children.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 19, 2013

Union County TEAMS Charter School has offered a great number of opportunities for the Plainfield and surrounding communities. The administration and teachers work long hours to ensure students have quality programs, enrichment activities, lessons, afterschool clubs, and more. I believe that working in a school in any capacity is the hardest and most stressful job there is. This school takes the time to care about the individual student. The teachers work long hours and being an educator today requires patience, persistence, and most importantly parental support and involvement. I am pleased to have this school in the Plainfield community. My daughter received a great deal of LOVE and support from her teachers which helped to develop academically and socially. No school is perfect and I hope that the families and parents really work to get behind and support the school as it continues to grow.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2013

We have to remember that we can't solely depend on our teachers to it all, they teach, parent, become social workers, etc. Some parents need to experience the life of a teacher to fully understand the day to day activities as a teacher. Let's not throw the towel in on our teachers. Come and visit the school, be involved, have other parents do the same. School isn't a babysitting service. We must clearly understand that FIRST...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2011

I rate UC TEAMS Charter School as one of the best in Plainfield. The teachers make the effort to make the environment of learning. I hope the parents will appreciate more what the teachers are doing and become a team with 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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
70%

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 59% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
95%

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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
26%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
32%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
75%
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 Students38%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black43%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education38%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant38%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students63%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black64%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education63%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant63%
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 Students55%
Femalen/a
Male50%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education65%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant55%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students65%
Femalen/a
Male58%
Black67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant65%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students70%
Femalen/a
Male83%
Black67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant70%
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 Students32%
Female33%
Malen/a
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education38%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant32%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students53%
Female67%
Malen/a
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education56%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant53%
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%
Male33%
Black35%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Special educationn/a
General education35%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant34%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students46%
Female47%
Male44%
Black44%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Special educationn/a
General education47%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant46%
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 Students39%
Female58%
Male26%
Black44%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education48%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant39%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students26%
Female25%
Male26%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education32%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant26%
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 Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
Black79%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant80%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students45%
Female53%
Male39%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged43%
Special educationn/a
General education49%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant45%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students68%
Female71%
Male65%
Black67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant68%
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

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math. The HSPA 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. Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
General education85%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant85%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students69%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black73%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
General education69%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant69%
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 High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math. The HSPA 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. Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate. 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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
40%
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 Students44%
Female20%
Male69%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Special educationn/a
General education45%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant44%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 86% 16%
Hispanic 14% 22%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 52%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 56%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Mrs Sheila Thorpe

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515 517 West Fourth Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: (908) 754-9043

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