School Details

Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School

291 N 7th St, Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 268-5260
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-8 & ungraded 824 students 15 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

23%
41%
66%
29%
51%
76%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Newark School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

16%
29%
60%
35%
45%
75%
68%
68%
89%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Newark School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

12%
29%
62%
39%
50%
80%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Newark School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
34%
67%
33%
51%
79%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Newark School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

20%
31%
64%
13%
36%
67%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Newark School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

34%
51%
80%
14%
42%
72%
28%
48%
79%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2013-2014 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 2014
  • Newark School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School is a public middle school in Newark. The principal of Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School is Mrs Kimberly Wright-white, who can be contacted at kwhite@nps.k12.nj.us. 824 students go to Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 16% of the Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 93% of the 824 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School is 15:1. Dr. E. Alma Flagg Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 77% 38%
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 53%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
White, non-Hispanic 0.4% 8%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 85%
Limited English proficiency 16% 9%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    This school Needs a complete overhaul. They need better security and smaller class sizes. The teachers are excellent but when you have students who are behind in their grade level its kind of sad that the ones that are in their grade level and above get no encouragement .

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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