Wednesday, April 17, 2013
New Jersey school performance reports released recently ranked the high school in the 68th percentile in two categories and 84th percentile in another.
In the recent school performance reports issued by the Christie administration, Millburn High School didn't rank high among peer schools despite being first in average SAT scores. Statewide, the school was ranked in the 80th percentile in all categories while in its peer group only achieved rank in the 68th percentile in two categories and 84th percentile in another. The reports ranks the school on three different categories: academic achievement on Language Arts Literacy and Math sections of the New Jersey High School Proficiency Assessment, HSPA, college and career readiness which measures SAT, PSAT and participation in AP courses and graduation and post-secondary graduation and drop out rates. It also ranks schools against 30 peer …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Millburn High School PTO hosts prep test for students.
Millburn High School PTO is hosting its second annual SAT/ACT prep test, sponsored by the Princeton Review, on Feb 2 at 9 a.m. Students are asked to check in by 8:30 a.m. The cost is $20. The test will provide a sampling of both standardized tests and will assist your student in determining which test is better suited for their skill set and abilities. A follow up review session to analyze scores will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13th, in the MHS Cafeteria at 7 p.m. Preregistration required. The PTO asks parents to register your student no later than Feb. 1st at 12 p.m. below: Sign up for Practice SAT/ACT Comparison Test
Monday, June 25, 2012
Get your kids ready for college.
Today, from 1 to 5 p.m. there will be a free practice SAT test at the Millburn Library. Hosted by Revolution Prep, it asks parents or students to register here before the test. It will be hosted in meeting room B. This is a great oportunity for sophomores or juniors in high school to start preparing for college admissions. It will help students find which areas they should focus. Plus it's FREE!
Monday, October 10, 2011
Some universities are moving away from the consideration of standardized test scores
Once, the almighty standardized test score could mean the difference between getting into a top university or a mediocre one. But the popularity among competitive institutions of using the SAT or ACT score as a key factor in determining admission has started to fade. A check of universities around the country shows that a growing number have stopped requiring prospective students to submit SAT or ACT scores. Indeed, the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2012” guide released last month ranks more than eight dozen undergraduate schools with test-optional admissions policies as among the best in the nation, according to the non-profit National Center for Fair & Open Testing. Wake Forest University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and …