Riker Hill Elementary School

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31 Blackstone Dr

Livingston, NJ 07039

(973) 535-8000

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 419

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Riker Hill Elementary School

Despite its high rating, the quality of the staff in questionable. They don't seem to know how to motivate or interest kids in learning if the child is not naturally into school (like most normal boys). School will complain about academic performance rather than work with your child and will put the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/02/12

My children learned absolutely nothing in this school. Teachers and principal only care about clothes and their unionized benefits.

Posted by a parent on 06/23/12

I graduated from Riker Hill and must say I was very sad to leave. I d been to Riker Hill just for fourth and fifth grade, but I already loved it during those two years. For a student coming from an underprivileged school that nearly wrecked my education, Riker Hill revamped my intelligence. Immediately ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/19/11

teachers are very supportive,eventhough my kids are new to the school,they identify the special needs and talents of the children.

Posted by a parent on 10/10/10

Teachers are very helpful and kind to kids; responsive to parents' questions. Parent volunteering is ample, but those from minority parents are disproportionally lacking. Academics performance has been slipping in recent years, compared to its peers in the same school district. A little more emphasis ...  Read more

Posted by a on 06/01/10

The teachers are excellent. We get constant feedback from them. Our daughter is in first grade and has already learned addition and subtraction, and is reading at a much higher level than I expected at the start of the year.

Posted by a parent on 02/16/10

Great school -- parents, teachers are really involved with the students!

Posted by a parent on 11/06/05

My daugter started third grade. I am somewhat disappointed as many kids still don't know addition/subtraction facts to 20. Will they be spending time learning that while my daugter is completely bored, or will they go forward and let those kids stay behind?

Posted by a parent on 09/23/05

Each child is encouraged to do their personal best without being labeled as the smart or dumb kids. The teachers are highly skilled and work hard to bring out the best in each child. The principal is kind and knows each child by name.

Posted by a parent on 08/01/05

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Test scores for Riker Hill Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Riker Hill Elementary School
Livingston 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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Livingston schools — Riker Hill Elementary School is located at 31 Blackstone Dr, Livingston NJ 07039. 31 Blackstone Dr is in the 07039 ZIP code in Livingston, NJ The school district for Riker Hill Elementary School is the Livingston Township School District. Riker Hill Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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