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West Market Street Vocational School
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in New Jersey. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

6/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English
56%
State avg: 46%
Details
Algebra II
13%
State avg: 27%
Geometry
18%
State avg: 30%
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Equity

7/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a... More conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment

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Student demographics

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Black
59%
Hispanic
39%
Asian
1%
White
1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
246 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
81%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

91 West Market Street
Newark, NJ 07103
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