Mahala F. Atchinson Elementary School

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961 Sycamore Ave

Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

(732) 542-2500

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Grades: PK - 3

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Mahala F. Atchinson Elementary School

My 4 y/o attends the special needs program @ MFA. She previously attended the pre k program at Monmouth HS, and that teacher FOUGHT tooth & nail FOR my daughter to help her, when she knew she was having learning & behavior issues. Tinton Falls is a great district.. Mahala school, the Teacher & Teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/14

I am extremely pleased with MFA. As we are 2 parents who attended catholic schools for 12 years, we struggled with the decision to go in that direction. We went on the advise of 2 educators outside the district ( 1 being a principal ) and many others ,saying that MFA is excellent. After 3 years, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/26/10

As the grandmother, I am disappointed in the school. In less than 2 months, a very energetic, eager to learn kindergartner is being turned off to school. It appears that the teachers are NOT TEACHING. Rather, they prepare homework assignments and direct the parents to teach the children words and ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/15/10

I have not been very happy and after see thestest scores my concened are not unfounded. I have decided to move my child into a private school.

Posted by a parent on 05/28/09

I have three kids in this school and I am very pleased with it.

Posted by a parent on 04/01/09

I am the grandparent and guardian of my 7-year-old grandson and, as a former student, I am still extremely impressed with MFA. The namesake, Mahala F. Atchison was my mother's best friend, whom she cared for until Mrs. Atchison's death. I also had Mrs. Atchison for a teacher when the school first opened. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/05

My child has attended this school for 3 years and has enjoyed the experience. The teachers are willing to work with the children to bring out their potential. I have always felt I could speak with the teachers concerning my childs progress and that they are actually listening. I am very happy with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/07/05

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Test scores for Mahala F. Atchinson Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

Grade Level: 3

Test Year: 2012
Mahala F. Atchinson Elementary School
Tinton Falls 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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Tinton Falls schools — Mahala F. Atchinson Elementary School is located at 961 Sycamore Ave, Tinton Falls NJ 07724. 961 Sycamore Ave is in the 07724 ZIP code in Tinton Falls, NJ The school district for Mahala F. Atchinson Elementary School is the Tinton Falls School District. Mahala F. Atchinson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 3.
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