FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TEANECK PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECOGNIZES NJSLA EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVERS
94 Students Attain “5’s” (Exceeding Expectations) on 2019 NJSLA English Language Arts AND Math or Perfect Scores on One or More Assessments
TEANECK, New Jersey, November 13, 2019 — Prior to this evening’s Teaneck Board of Education meeting, the District will continue its annual tradition to celebrate the accomplishments of its “Exceptional Achievers”. During this ceremony, 94 students (grades 3 – 11) will be recognized for having achieved exceptional scores on the 2019 administration of the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA – formerly known as PARCC).
Among the students recognized this evening:
• 89 received a “5” (Exceeding Expectations score) on NJSLA ELA AND Math;
o 5 of these students received a Perfect Score on NJSLA ELA AND Math;
o 8 of these students received a Perfect Score on NJSLA ELA;
o 2 of these students received a Perfect Score on NJSLA Math; and
• 5 additional students achieved a Perfect Score on NJSLA ELA.
Note: The new NJSLA Science scores have not yet been released by the State
“When I talk about The Teaneck Advantage, our new district vision, I believe this school district can – and will be – a shining example for public education in New Jersey,” commented Dr. Christopher Irving, Superintendent of Schools. “The outstanding performance of these children brings great pride to our community. It is through their hard work and their strong support system (parents, teachers and administrators), that they are able to succeed. This is what we want to see for all of our children; and I assure this community that through the implementation of our new Strategic Plan, the best is yet to come.”
About Teaneck Public Schools
First in the country to voluntarily integrate its schools, our school district provides a wide array of programs to meet the needs and learning styles of over 3500 pre-k through grade 12 students. The District’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan includes:New Mission
: The Teaneck Public School District educates and empowers students by providing a high quality, rigorous educational experience which prepares students for success within a diverse, global society. New Vision
: The Teaneck Advantage: Educational Excellence for All.
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