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Lowell Elementary School

Public | 1-4 & ungraded | 11 students

 

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Posted April 22, 2010

The teachers are great!! The principle is fantastic! I wish that this school went up to 8th grade instead of only 4th! The teachers, principle and staff go above & beyond for our kids!!!!! Kudos!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2009

Very nice school. Teachers are dedicated. Art and music education is emphasized.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2008

Overall, Lowell Elementary is a wonderful environment which supports a way to teach children where the curriculum actually sticks in their brains and they feel learning is fun!!! The teachers are well chosen and not only do they have the scholastic requirements, but their personalities blend in with the classrooms to help the children shine in their coursework! I only wish I could have had such fun teachers throughout my elementary and middle school tenure! It would have made a huge difference in how I viewed education as a child in the 70's and high school may have been a better journey. Principal Abrew's t dedication reflects in the sparkle of the kids' eyes, the positive attitudes of the faculty and staff and the warm welcome of parents at ANY time. I am blessed to live where I do and have my children go love and go through Lowell. Woo Hoo!!!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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69%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
97%

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

All Students69%
Female79%
Male54%
Black65%
Asian77%
Hispanic59%
Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education75%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant69%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students70%
Female65%
Male76%
Black63%
Asian85%
Hispanic68%
Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
General education73%
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 Students59%
Female65%
Male51%
Black43%
Asian55%
Hispanic71%
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Special educationn/a
General education66%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant59%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students67%
Female63%
Male71%
Black57%
Asian73%
Hispanic71%
White67%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Special educationn/a
General education76%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant67%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students92%
Female98%
Male85%
Black87%
Asian91%
Hispanic94%
White100%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
General education97%
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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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

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
Black 40% 16%
Hispanic 29% 22%
White 15% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Leslie Abrew

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1025 Lincoln Place
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: (201) 833-5550

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