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Marie Durand Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 28 students

 

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Posted August 15, 2006

My son attended this school last year for the third grade. I love this school. It is bright and exciting, the teachers and staff look happy to see you, and really seem like the enjoy working there. They truly cared about my son. He received straight A's and was citizen of the month. I would recommend this school to anyone. On the last day of school, he forgot his report card, and his teacher actually came to the house and dropped it off for him. These people really care, and if you have the honor of going to this school, consider yourself lucky.
—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.

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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%

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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
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 Students57%
Female60%
Male54%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education33%
General education65%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students63%
Female55%
Male73%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education32%
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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 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 Students38%
Female47%
Male31%
Black40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
White40%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
General education47%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students77%
Female80%
Male74%
Black60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education56%
General education82%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrantn/a
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Science

All Students84%
Female89%
Male79%
Black77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
White87%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education53%
General education92%
English language learnersn/a
Not 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 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 Students57%
Female64%
Male56%
Black52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
White70%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
General education70%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant57%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female82%
Male85%
Black78%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
White96%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant82%
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

Above 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 62% 22%
White 19% 51%
Black 16% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 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 81%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Daniel Greco

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Vineland, NJ 08360
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