School Details

Yorkship Elementary School

1251 Collings Road, Camden, NJ 08104
(856) 966-5110
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 564 students 12 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

28%
27%
66%
51%
40%
78%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Camden City School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

24%
19%
59%
45%
41%
78%
52%
58%
90%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Camden City School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

13%
14%
61%
16%
34%
80%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Camden City School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

17%
17%
66%
31%
35%
79%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Camden City School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Yorkship Elementary School is a public elementary school in Camden. The principal of Yorkship Elementary School is Ms Maxine Campbell, who can be contacted at mcampbell@camden.k12.nj.us. 564 students attend Yorkship Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 1% of the Yorkship Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 84% of the 564 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Yorkship Elementary School is 12:1. H. B. Wilson Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus

Sports

  • P.E. classes
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 70% 52%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 0.8%
Hispanic 27% 46%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.08%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 1%
Asian 0.2% %
Multiracial 0% 0.008%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 80%
Limited English proficiency 1% 0%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    If i could give negative stars i would. The teacher could not even get my childs name correct after being told numerous times. The lesson plans did not have any kind of order. I could go on and on but lets just say i have since transferred my child and we are playing major ketchup

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