School Details

Number 5 Elementary School

214 Day Ave, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
(201) 313-2350
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 197 students 7 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

78%
70%
66%
61%
70%
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
  • Cliffside Park School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

43%
59%
59%
82%
78%
78%
93%
91%
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
  • Cliffside Park School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
72%
61%
81%
84%
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
  • Cliffside Park School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
69%
66%
86%
82%
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
  • Cliffside Park School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Number 5 Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cliffside Park. The principal of Number 5 Elementary School is Mr Michael Bucco and can be contacted at mbucco@cliffsidepark.edu. 197 students go to Number 5 Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 9% of the Number 5 Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 77% of the 197 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Number 5 Elementary School is 7:1. Lincoln Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 3%
Hispanic 52% 44%
White, non-Hispanic 40% 47%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 7%
Asian 1% %
Multiracial 0.7% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 47%
Limited English proficiency 9% 0%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    My daughter started going from 1st grade and now is in 5th grade. Teachers are good but the best part of this school is the Principal . He is very caring to students.My daughter loves it here!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is in serious need of money and improvment. It has a gym that they use as a cafeteria. And the classrooms are awful!!

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