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Grant Elementary School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 79 students

 

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Posted January 30, 2014

I love this school my daughter enjoys attending there. Everyone is very welcoming and myself went to that school and I've also enjoyed attending there myself
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2014

The students at this school are wonderful as are their parents. The school is continually improving based on student, staff, and parent feedback.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 3, 2009

I love Grant School in special to all the teachers because thanks them and god for my two daughters to be there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

I graduated from this grate school and now i have the pleasure to see my children atend to it. plus the staff are wonderful and the teachers are grate.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2009

We have a great students and a dedicate staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

I love my child's school because the teachers care about the student and their education. Grant School Rocks!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2007

There are some wonderful teachers at Grant. The majority of the staff is concerned with the level of students academic achievement. At present, there are a limited amount of extra curricular activities, mainly due to cuts in the school budget. However if the parents were to make a serious effort to be more involved, there could be a significant increase in activities offered to the children. At present, the level of parental participation at Grant is alarmingly low . There was a basketball team and cheerleaders, and some school dances for the upper classmen. There were some notable achievements in reading from the 100 book challenge. Grant has a great rewards system for students making academic achievements. The Principal and Vice Principal work very well together for the benefit of the students, and they keep in mind and work hard for what is in the best interest of the children.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
13%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
38%
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.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
17%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
80%
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.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
23%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
23%
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 Students24%
Female30%
Male19%
Black37%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education45%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant24%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students43%
Female53%
Male35%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education21%
General education62%
English language learners31%
Not migrant43%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former31%
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 Students12%
Female12%
Male13%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic14%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education15%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant12%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former22%

Math

All Students50%
Female54%
Male46%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education19%
General education54%
English language learners50%
Not migrant50%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former60%
Limited English Proficient Former72%

Science

All Students61%
Female60%
Male63%
Black45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education46%
General education66%
English language learners52%
Not migrant61%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former68%
Limited English Proficient Former86%
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 Students20%
Female23%
Male16%
Black15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
General education28%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant20%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Former16%

Math

All Students37%
Female36%
Male39%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Whiten/a
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education18%
General education46%
English language learners12%
Not migrant37%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former25%
Limited English Proficient Former47%
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

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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
Hispanic 69% 22%
Black 31% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Alonso Llano

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159 N Clinton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08609
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Phone: (609) 656-4730

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