This year, the New Jersey Department of Education has replaced the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) with a test from the Partnership for Assessment and Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Our municipal infographics focus on the results of the PARCC test for fourth and eighth graders across all eight of our focal South Jersey counties. Because the 2014-2015 school year was the first year that the PARCC test was given, this report does not focus on comparisons across years. As a result, this analysis demonstrates how school districts in South Jersey perform relative to their counterparts in North and Central Jersey.

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