Watsessing School

71 Prospect St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003 | (973) 680-8570
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 329
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Louis Clerico
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 329
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 18.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 197 (59.9%)
  • Females: 132 (40.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 40 (12.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 144 (43.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 184 (55.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Watsessing School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.6%
Black13340.4%
Asian247.3%
Hispanic10933.1%
White5215.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Watsessing School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten3811.6%
1st Grade3811.6%
2nd Grade4714.3%
3rd Grade3711.2%
4th Grade5015.2%
5th Grade4112.5%
6th Grade5115.5%
Ungraded278.2%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Watsessing School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 20, 2010
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  • i love watsessing principal & the teachers
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 05, 2008
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  • Wonderful school! Great staff, classrooms and grounds. Even has a splash and play area that kids love. Very clean and friendly.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Watsessing School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ASK state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

ASK - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201035.1%64.7%59.7%
200949.0%67.9%62.7%
 
Math Test
201073.7%85.9%59.9%
200965.4%75.8%75.2%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201057.4%66.4%41.9%
200968.3%67.4%80.2%
 
Math Test
201079.6%81.7%59.4%
200980.5%78.0%62.7%
 
Science Test
201090.8%96.3%87.1%
200992.7%93.7%85.7%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201060.0%63.0%46.3%
200931.5%64.5%68.3%
 
Math Test
201090.2%84.0%62.5%
200970.9%79.6%56.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201049.1%65.3%78.6%
200955.3%72.4%69.8%
 
Math Test
201058.2%72.9%86.1%
200961.7%76.4%78.7%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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