School Details

George Washington Elementary School

1530 Leslie St, Hillside, NJ 07205
(908) 352-7664
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 5 & ungraded 245 students 11 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

51%
51%
61%
75%
75%
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
  • Hillside Township School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

George Washington Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hillside. The principal of George Washington Elementary School is Mrs Christine Sidwa, whose e-mail is csidwa@hillsidek12.org. 245 students go to George Washington Elementary School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 2% of the George Washington Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 65% of the 245 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at George Washington Elementary School is 11:1. Trinity Temple Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 69% 67%
White, non-Hispanic 6% 9%
Hispanic 22% 21%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Pacific Islander 1% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.8% 0%
Asian 0.4% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 61%
Limited English proficiency 2% 5%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Both of my children attend George Washington and they both like it. We movd from Georgia and they liked this school better than even down south schools. Good mix of kids and homework everyday... yay! Also programs to help with homework and Saturday Academy for extra help too.

  • (9 years ago)

    this school is in need of better leadership!

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