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Mahwah Students Perform Better Than State Average On NJ Exams

See what percentage of Mahwah students are proficient in language arts and math

The state's Department of Education released New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) and High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) results for the 2010-11 school year.

Overall, students in Mahwah outperformed the state average test scores. See the tables below, which compare Mahwah's scores on the Language Arts, Math and Science (when applicable) portions of the exams with the state averages. The state scoring systems breaks results into the percentage of students who are proficient in the tested subjects, below and above.

Results for all school districts in New Jersey can be found on the state Department of Education website.

Third Grade Language Arts

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Betsy Ross

2.3

70.1

27.6

George Washington

10.6

83.3

6.1

Lenape Meadows

36.6

56.9

6.5

Mahwah (overall)

19.6

67.4

13

State

37

55.8

7.2

Third Grade Math

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

2.3

21.8

75.9

4.5

36.4

59.1

17.1

39

43.9

Mahwah (overall)

9.4

33

57.6

State

21.1

40.5

38.4

Fourth Grade Language Arts

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

25.6

64.6

9.8

State

37.3

55.5

7.2

Fourth Grade Math

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

10.1

38.3

51.6

State

20.7

47.2

32.1

Fourth Grade Science

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

6.5

43.7

49.8

State

10

42.3

47.7

Fifth Grade Language Arts

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

21.8

61.9

9.1

State

39.1

54.8

6.1

Fifth Grade Math

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

8.2

30

61.7

State

19.4

41.1

39.5

Sixth Grade Language Arts

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

23.7

48.6

27.6

State

33.3

59.4

7.3

Sixth Grade Math

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

6.3

41.6

52.1

State

22.6

49.8

27.6

Seventh Grade Language Arts

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

23.7

48.6

27.6

State

36.7

51

12.3

Seventh Grade Math

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

14.7

40.9

44.4

State

34.3

41.4

24.3

Eighth Grade Language Arts

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

6.6

60.2

33.2

State

17.9

63

19.1

Eighth Grade Math

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

11.1

44.3

44.6

State

28.5

41.1

30.4

Eighth Grade Science

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

6.6

54

39.4

State

18.8

51.9

29.3

High School Language Arts

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

5.2

60.3

34.5

State

24.8

49.9

25.3

High School Math

 

Below Proficiency (%)

Proficiency (%)

Above Proficiency (%)

Mahwah

9.1

48.4

42.5

State

10.4

68.8

20.8

Nick February 03, 2012 at 07:51 PM
What happened at Lenape? It doesn't measure up to the other schools in the district, not even close. Seems odd.
Dee February 04, 2012 at 02:17 PM
Way to go Mahwah students, Very Proud!!!!!!
Dee February 04, 2012 at 02:18 PM
Congrats to all the teachers as well, great job!!!!!!
MOMX3 March 08, 2012 at 09:31 PM
NO it doesn't measure up...pathetic! Very upsetting as a parent...

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