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Roselle Park Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 489 students

 
 

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Posted June 25, 2013

I am currently a student here in RPMS. I'm going into 8th grade and this school has taught me a lot. All the teachers are so nice and they know exactly what they are doing. This year I was in 7th grade. We had a mathleague competition with other schools and we won 4th place in New Jersey. That is really good! Next year they are bringing the sports back so now ee can play sports for our school. This is really exciting. We also have a lot of fun activities here. It's such an amazing school.


Posted November 28, 2010

I am currenly a student at RPMS. It is an amazing school, that has taught me so much so far. All of the teachers strive to do their best to make sure that every student gets an outstanding education. Our school has many great programs like : anti-bullying, safe relationships, homework club, and many other things that keep our school running smoothly. We also have great guidence councilers, who are trained to help you out with any problems you may have. Mrs. Grasso is a wonderful principal who keeps all of the students in check, and Mr. Shriner is an awesome vice principle who cares about each and every individual student who walks the halls of our school. I think that anyone who knocks our school doesn't know how remarkable Roselle Park Middle School truly is.


Posted November 23, 2009

i like the school and the teachers are wonderful. The principal does a good job keeping the school safe. The police department also does a good job making sure that the children are safe when they leave the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 5, 2005

I was a student of this school and ths school is truely amazing. They have a wonderful merit system so children really try hard to behave at their best and when ou behave you get great rewards. You barely see a single F at that shcool. Teachers try the best of their ability to makesure a student gets a good grade. And i really loved goung to that school. I had to move and after a while i moved I felt empty and i missed RPMS so much. All the students are welcoming and are very kind and each student is unique you don't need to worry about gangs or bullies there. Your child is safe and if you have a disorganized student then the teachers and staff will help you. And for parensts can get very involved and you know if your child has a bad grade or is misbhaving.
—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.

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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.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

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 65% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
78%
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 Students68%
Female73%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian86%
Hispanic58%
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant68%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Special education58%
General education93%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant87%
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 Students62%
Female69%
Male57%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
White68%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Special education17%
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant62%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former50%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students64%
Female69%
Male61%
Black53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
White68%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Special education22%
General education72%
English language learners64%
Non-migrant64%
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%
Female95%
Male80%
Black92%
Asian82%
Hispanic82%
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special education55%
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant86%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students75%
Female80%
Male72%
Black54%
Asian100%
Hispanic68%
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special education36%
General education81%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant75%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students85%
Female89%
Male82%
Black92%
Asian85%
Hispanic74%
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Special education55%
General education91%
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 44% 52%
Hispanic 37% 22%
Asian 9% 9%
Black 8% 16%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 35%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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57 W Grant Ave
Roselle Park, NJ 07204
Phone: (908) 245-1634

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