Dr William H Horton School

291 North 7th St, Newark, NJ 07107 | (973) 268-5260
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 831
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 291 N 7th St, Newark, NJ 07107
  • Principal or Admin: Kimberly Wright-White
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Newark City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $25,201
  • Graduation Rate: 72.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 39,443

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 831
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 424 (51.0%)
  • Females: 407 (49.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 46 (5.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 645 (77.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 691 (83.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dr William H Horton School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Black19723.7%
Asian70.8%
Hispanic61674.1%
White70.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dr William H Horton School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten829.9%
1st Grade10612.8%
2nd Grade9010.8%
3rd Grade9411.3%
4th Grade9911.9%
5th Grade8510.2%
6th Grade8810.6%
7th Grade8910.7%
8th Grade9411.3%
Ungraded40.5%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Dr William H Horton School performed on average much worse than most 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
201024.2%37.9%59.7%
200930.5%40.5%62.7%
 
Math Test
201039.0%55.9%59.9%
200935.6%52.4%75.2%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201025.2%35.8%41.9%
200925.5%40.3%80.2%
 
Math Test
201048.6%54.6%59.4%
200940.8%54.3%62.7%
 
Science Test
201079.3%80.2%87.1%
200973.4%76.3%85.7%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201026.7%38.5%46.3%
200935.4%39.4%68.3%
 
Math Test
201062.8%55.7%62.5%
200960.0%58.7%56.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201030.7%34.4%78.6%
200941.9%42.0%69.8%
 
Math Test
201040.6%48.6%86.1%
200936.5%42.0%78.7%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201035.9%40.8%86.1%
200928.8%44.3%72.5%
 
Math Test
201020.7%33.9%81.9%
200918.2%39.4%66.8%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201044.5%57.7%94.0%
200959.3%55.9%91.7%
 
Math Test
201026.0%40.6%83.6%
200924.7%41.9%62.1%
 
Science Test
201064.2%60.6%94.2%
200969.7%62.0%94.7%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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