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Florence M. Burd Elementary School
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 are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and more information about this school can be found below.

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
Math
45%
State avg: 49%
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English
43%
State avg: 50%
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Science
91%
State avg: 90%
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9/10

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.

Good news!

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


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity

Environment

Students

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White
83%
Hispanic
10%
Asian
3%
Black
2%
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
13 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
321 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
88%
State avg: 89%
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4 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 2
4 0
3 0
2 0
1 1

Neighborhood

219 Newton Sparta Rd
Newton, NJ 07860
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Last modified: March 29, 2019
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