Betty Mcelmon Elementary School

School Overview


20 Parker Rd

West Long Branch, NJ 07764

(732) 222-6500

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Grades: PK - 3

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 237

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Betty Mcelmon Elementary School

This school is very subpar. The teachers are good and caring people, but the principal is not really the sharpest crayon in the box. They have a very misguided way about characterizing and labeling kids. Anything that a kid does is automatically labeled as bullying, yet they teach kids to walk away ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/14

BME is a good school for children with learning dissabilities. They offer next to nothing for academicaly talented students. The AT program which pulls students out for a period once a week (IF the AT teacher "has time") does very little to stimulate the kids. State scores shows the decline over ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/10

all 4 of my grandchildren have gone there. The teachers care so much and make the learning fun for the children. My grandson with Aspergers has done very well there.

Posted by a parent on 04/16/10

Advanced academically compared to local schools. I have personal experience since I have step children / friends that go to other schools. For example our school gives 50% more spelling words weekly. BM also offer personal one on one (out of class) extra help for those children requiring extra help. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/22/06

The academic programs at BME are satisfactory. One teacher can be very easy and another very difficult as was the case with my child. The school did a great job of notifying parents about relevant school wide topics, but the teacher to parent contact could have been better in terms of what's expected ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/11/05

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Test scores
Test scores for Betty Mcelmon Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

Grade Level: 3

Test Year: 2012
Betty Mcelmon Elementary School
West Long Branch 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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West Long Branch schools — Betty Mcelmon Elementary School is located at 20 Parker Rd, West Long Branch NJ 07764. 20 Parker Rd is in the 07764 ZIP code in West Long Branch, NJ The school district for Betty Mcelmon Elementary School is the West Long Branch School District. Betty Mcelmon Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 3.
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