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East Dover Elementary School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 54 students

 

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Posted February 21, 2014

My son attended this school from k-6 and I found the teachers to be caring and good at their job, however my son was bullies for two years with nothing done until he ended up with a concussion. Than we only got an apology from the child. The bullying then stopped for him and they started on his best friend. I was also disappointed with the lunch with the principle program. Seems the only ones having lunch with the principle were the bad children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2008

This is our first year in East Dover Elementary, my kids and I loved the school the teachers and staff work wonder for our childrens they have all kinds things do for the kids. We're very please and happy with the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2006

East Dover is a very friendly school. My two daughters have been very happy there. We have found that although the teaching staff is excellent as well as the administration, the classes are too large. It's fine for a student who does well, there are advanced placement programs. And for the student that need a lot of help, there is extra help provided. We seem to fall in the crack. Each of my girls need a little more attention than what can be offered in class. Unfortuneatly we will be enrolling in a private school in the Fall, where more attention can be given.
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Posted April 16, 2005

I think East Dover is a great school. I love this school very much and have been here since kindergarten. I am now in 6th grade and there is a lot of great teachers here, the principal is nice but firm when she needs to be, and there is many organizations for parents and extra-curricular activities. East Dover Elementary is a great school and I know this from experience.
—Submitted by a 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 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.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

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

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 61% in 2013.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
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%
Female82%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Special education50%
General education73%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant69%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students76%
Female82%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Special education67%
General education78%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant76%
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 Students46%
Female53%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
White51%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantaged53%
Special educationn/a
General education56%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant46%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students73%
Female70%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
White78%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
General education80%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant73%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students89%
Female90%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
White93%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
General education89%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant89%
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 Students69%
Female68%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
White75%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Special education35%
General education75%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant69%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students84%
Female87%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Special education55%
General education90%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant84%
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%
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Math growth at this school

Above 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
White 80% 51%
Hispanic 13% 22%
Black 3% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
Two or more races 1% 1%
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 30%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Ms Linda Downing

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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725 Vaughn Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: (732) 505-5840

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