This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and more information about this school can be found below.
Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
62%
State avg: 53%
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Math
51%
State avg: 43%
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Science
91%
State avg: 81%
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3/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
89%
Asian
5%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
1%
Black
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
508 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
302 Central Ave
Mountainside, NJ 07092
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Last modified: July 15, 2017
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