Roberto Clemente Elementary School

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257 Summer Ave

Newark, NJ 07104

(973) 268-5290

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Grades: PK - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 590

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Roberto Clemente Elementary School

i think this school is great. the teachers and support staff shows much dedication to each student. yes some of the classrooms are overcrowded but so are most in the city. keep up the great work teachers and students!

Posted by a parent on 03/18/10

im a parent at roberto clemente and all my kids went to this school and love it and my oldes son is 21 and my young one is 6

Posted by a parent on 03/09/10

I have read the negativeity in the other reviews posted and while I wish I could say each was incorrect, sadly I can not. First, students and teachers being the heart and soul Roberto Clemente definitely has heart but it's soul is NOT what it should be. However, the first reviewer was right. If you demand ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/07/08

My son started at this school in grade 2 and wasnt really impressed, he is now in grade 4 and I have seen improvement in his work. A lot depends on the individual teachers, who will make the effort and who will encourage the students to work hard to succeed. The leadership has improved and I think ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/12/08

This is one of the best improved schools in the City of Newark, NJ. NJ ASK scores went from 45 to 60 % passing in 2004 to high 80s and 90s passing in 2006. They repeated the scores in 2007. The administration and staff have done an excellent job in spite of adverse conditions and poor support from the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/12/07

I first posted a comment in May 2004 and am I glad I sent my boys to Roberto Clemente School. Back then, they were passing in the 50s and 60s on the NJASK test. This year the 4th graders passed at 96%-language and 97%-Math. Go figure. This school continues to be the best kept secret in the City ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/06

I visited the school in March to ask about kindergarten registration. I was told to come back in the third week of May and not to bring my child with me when I return to register in May. At no time was I made to feel comfortable or welcome. It disheartened me because my child has to go to the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/04

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Test scores for Roberto Clemente Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Roberto Clemente Elementary School
Newark Public Schools
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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Newark schools — Roberto Clemente Elementary School is located at 257 Summer Ave, Newark NJ 07104. 257 Summer Ave is in the 07104 ZIP code in Newark, NJ The school district for Roberto Clemente Elementary School is the Newark Public Schools. Roberto Clemente Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 4.
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