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New Jersey’s 2012 Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (ASK) testing for third- and fourth-graders shows Avon School outpacing the state average for students passing the math, language/reading and science tests.
The tests show Avon students particularly excelling at math, where 41 percent of Avon third-graders scored “advanced proficient,” compared with 37.1% statewide. Another 46.2 percent of Avon third-graders scored proficient, compared with 41.3% statewide.
In fourth grade, 88.5 percent at Avon passed the test by scoring either proficient or advanced proficient, compared with 77.4 percent of fourth-graders statewide.
The fourth-grade-only science test also had more Avon students passing the test by scoring proficient or advanced proficient than the state average.
In the language/reading tests, more Avon students scored proficient than the statewide average, but fewer scored advanced proficient. The combined proficient and advanced proficient number was greater than the state average in language/reading.
ASK3 (state average in parentheses after school results)
|Language/Reading Partially Proficient %||15.4 (33.3)|
|Language/Reading Proficient %||84.6 (63.1)|
|Language/Reading Advanced Proficient %||0.0 (3.6)|
|Math Partially Proficient %||12.8 (21.6)|
|Math Proficient %||46.2 (41.3)|
|Math Advanced Proficient %||41.0 (37.1)|
ASK4 (state average in parentheses after school results)
|Language/Reading Partially Proficient %||39.3 (41.5)|
|Language/Reading Proficient %||57.4 (54.5)|
|Language/Reading Advanced Proficient %||3.3 (4.0)|
|Math Partially Proficient %||11.5 (22.6)|
|Math Proficient %||59.0 (44.3)|
|Math Advanced Proficient %||29.5 (33.1)|
|Science Partially Proficient %||4.9 (20.2)|
|Science Proficient %||55.7 (46.7)|
|Science Advanced Proficient %||39.3 (33.1)|