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Wesley D. Tisdale Elementary School

Public | PK-3 & ungraded | 455 students

 

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Posted June 7, 2012

I LOVE TISDALE my daughter came in after the school year started and it was as if she had known the teachers and the students since pre k (shes a 1st grader) Mrs. Smith is her teacher and i have seen such progress she responds to Mrs. Smith very well. were considering moving to Mahwah and im so upset that we may have to change her school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2010

The school is warm and inviting. The teachers are woderful. The school is just a positive and nurturing enviornment for a child to be in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2008

I have been so impressed with the special education staff at Tisdale. They have guided and helped my child - thank you to all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2005

Tisdale school has been amazing at accomodating my special needs preschooler. She is extremely bright but has physical limitations due to a birth injury, and needs many therapies which the school provides. She is in a safe environment where the teachers are closely monitoring progress on all levels, and preparing her for the transition to kindergarten. We are confident that both the faculty and the administration are committed to doing what is best for each child based on their unique needs, and have found that they will bend over backwards to help out with our daughters needs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2004

It is so nice in there. I mean inside. I think that myself.
—Submitted by a former 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.

Grade level

Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 66% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%
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 Students93%
Female92%
Male95%
Blackn/a
Asian93%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant93%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant100%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 9%
Hispanic 6% 22%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Black 2% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 3%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Gina Aliano

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Ramsey, NJ 07446
Phone: (201) 785-2336

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