Two Millburn Schools Named State 'Reward Schools'
Deerfield and Glenwood elementary schools commended for student achievement and growth.
Two Millburn elementary schools have been recognized as one of the highest-performing schools in New Jersey by the state Department of Education, officials said.
"We are very proud of the students and teachers in those schools," Superintendent Dr. James Crisfield said Monday.
Deerfield was named a High Performing school while Glenwood was recognized as a High Growth school. The rankings are determined by analyzing data from the 2008-11 school years, including NJASK, HSPA and APA exams.
High Performing Reward Schools are the highest performing in the state in terms of schoolwide proficiency and graduation rates. High Growth Reward Schools have high levels of student growth during the past three years.
The schools were two of 10 schools in Essex County to get the award. The other eight schools were:
- Essex City Vocational School in Bloomfield, classified as High Performance
- Essex Fells Elementary School, of Essex Fells Borough, classified as High Performance
- Collins Elementary School, of Livingston, classified as High Performance
- Watchung Elementary School of Montclair, classified as High Performance
- Science Park High School, of Newark, classified as High Performance
- American History High, of Newark, classified as High Performance
- Gould Mountain Elementary School of North Caldwell, classified as High Performance
- Brookdale School of Verona, classified as High Performance