Ardena Elementary School

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355 Adelphia Rd

Farmingdale, NJ 07727

(732) 751-2485

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 436

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Ardena Elementary School

We have two kids in Ardena. This is a wonderful school. Principal, Dr. Pennell, runs the school very well. All of my kids' teachers are great too, and they truly care about the students. In recent years, I see that the school has begun to adopt a couple of teaching principles, including "Seven Habits" ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/24/13

I've been working for Howell Township Schools for 12 years. During those 12 years I've worked in 7 of the districts 13 schools. Of all the schools I've worked at, Ardena School is by far the best! It is the best because the staff & administrative leadership truly care about the kids. Ardena staff ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/27/12

Class size is a joke, with all the taxes we pay. They ask for grants for the fluff stuff. How about asking for grants to hire other teachers and reduce administration. All the talk about tests interferes with real instruction. Even the kids notice.

Posted by a parent on 12/16/11

There have been many changes in this school over the past year. All for the worst! It was once a great school and family oriented. Unfortunately, the budget cuts made class sizes larger and 1/3 of the lower grades will need an interpetor in order to teach causing the majority of student to lack an education ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/06/11

It is the best. There is a caring staff of great educators. The children that come out of that school have a reputation of being great students as they move on to middle school -- from the respect that they carry for others to the way that they approach their school work.

Posted by a parent on 10/28/10

I love that Ardena teaches children about the importance of character in addition to academics. Our children need both to be successful.

Posted by a parent on 10/28/10

My son transferred from another school to Ardena. We were concerned about the transition; Dr Pennell personally gave my son and I a tour of the school while it was in session so he could see the other children. She asked him what he was thinking during the tour and addressed his questions;his mind ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/23/10

I have two children in Ardena and love it. All the staff are warm and friendly, my daughters love the family atmosphere, and I am thrilled with the quality of education they are receiving.

Posted by a parent on 05/05/10

Teacher and Staff are rude, Principal doesn't care what the parents have to say

Posted by a parent on 01/07/10

Ardena school is wonderful! This is my son's first year at Ardena and within a few months has made great strides! All of the teachers and staff are available to talk with the parents and work with the students at any time. This school really cares!

Posted by a parent on 11/27/04

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Test scores for Ardena Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ardena Elementary School
Howell Township School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 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.

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Farmingdale schools — Ardena Elementary School is located at 355 Adelphia Rd, Farmingdale NJ 07727. 355 Adelphia Rd is in the 07727 ZIP code in Farmingdale, NJ The school district for Ardena Elementary School is the Howell Township School District. Ardena Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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