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Walter H. Hill Elementary School

Public | 6 | 235 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted July 15, 2010

This was a great school when I went there. But, the school only accommodates for the sixth graders now. They've been doing it since last year. So, it's sixth grade and about 160 students. Well, that's what it was when I graduated from there. Anyway, great teachers and staff. Ms. Pszwaro (principal) is great. The band/chorus teacher is great. There was a study done that found that out of E.G., S.H., and S.W., S.W. had less kids go into drugs/alcohol as they got older. Anything that is started at the Hill School, is never finished. Everything you learn here, you take with you through your later life. I really miss Walter H. HIll! :'(
—Submitted by a 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.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
76%
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 Students80%
Female80%
Male80%
Black63%
Asian100%
Hispanic69%
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special education39%
General education86%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant80%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students92%
Female92%
Male92%
Black74%
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Special education76%
General education94%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant92%
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 81% 52%
Black 14% 16%
Asian 3% 9%
Hispanic 3% 22%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Phone: (856) 241-1552

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