3/10
South Toms River Elementary School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in New Jersey. Students here are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform below average on state tests.

ACADEMICS

4/10

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 low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.


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1/10

Test scores

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

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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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what... More it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
English
23%
State avg: 55%
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Math
22%
State avg: 51%
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Equity

2/10

Equity overview

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Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
36%
45%
Student Progress
5%
21%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
42%
Hispanic
32%
Black
20%
Two or more races
6%
Asian
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 11 :1
Students per counselor
686 :1
State avg: 302 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
96%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

419 Dover Road
Toms River, NJ 08757
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