Teaneck's Exceptional Achievers on PARCC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TEANECK PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECOGNIZES OVER 100 EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVERS

81 Students Attain “5’s” (Exceeding Expectations) on 2018 PARCC English Language Arts AND Math

TEANECK, New Jersey, November 14, 2018 —Tonight the Teaneck Board of Education will celebrate the accomplishments of its “Exceptional Achievers” – recognizing 109 students who achieved exceptional scores on the 2018 administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) examinations. The ceremony will take place at 6:30 pm, immediately prior to the Regular Board meeting.
Among the students recognized this evening:
      > 81 received a “5” (Exceeding Expectations score) on PARCC ELA AND Math 
               - 4 of these students received a Perfect Score on PARCC ELA
               - 2 of these students received a Perfect Score on PARCC Math
      > 7 additional students achieved a Perfect Score on PARCC ELA; 
      > 21 additional high school juniors received a “5” on PARCC ELA while taking advanced placement or pre-calculus math classes (non-tested by PARCC)
Note: This was the first year of the new NJ science assessment and no scores were released

Dr. Christopher Irving, Superintendent of Schools commented, “Our students can and will achieve when high educational standards are set, and when there is a strong support system behind them – from their parents to their teachers and administrators.  As I congratulate our students this evening – some of Teaneck’s brightest – it is my hope that they will serve as academic role models for their peers; and that they will continue to strive to do their very best.  We are all extremely proud of their outstanding accomplishments!”

About Teaneck Public Schools
The Teaneck Public School District has approximately 3500 pre-k through grade 12 students. We are committed to providing all students with high quality instruction and programs that will help meet a wide array of needs and learning styles.  For more information visit, www.teaneckschools.org
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Media Contact:  Terry Corallo - 201-833-5498
Email: tcorallo@teaneckschools.org 

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