Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School

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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More
Academics
1/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
Math
9%
State avg: 43%
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English
14%
State avg: 53%
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Science
49%
State avg: 81%
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2/10
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.

Very concerning:

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

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.


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

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Students
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Hispanic
75%
Black
23%
White
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
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3 out of 5 stars
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Neighborhood
291 North 7th St
Newark, NJ 07107
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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