School Details

Number 5 Elementary School

136 Valley Road, Clifton, NJ 07013
(973) 470-2386
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 370 students 12 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

66%
57%
66%
79%
74%
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
  • Clifton Public Schools average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
50%
59%
83%
73%
78%
96%
92%
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
  • Clifton Public Schools average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
53%
61%
67%
73%
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
  • Clifton Public Schools 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 Clifton. The principal of Number 5 Elementary School is Dr Francine Parker, whose e-mail is fparker@cliftonschools.net. 370 children attend Number 5 Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and White, non-Hispanic. 36% of the 370 students here are paying reduced lunch prices.The class size at Number 5 Elementary School is 17, and the student to teacher ratio is 12:1. Number 8 Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 56% 40%
Asian 5% %
Hispanic 32% 46%
Multiracial 0.8% 0.1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 33%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    School 5 is a wonderful school! The Teachers & Staff are great!

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Overall score

(based on 2 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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