WWC review of this study

Charter school performance in New Jersey.

Center for Research on Education Outcomes. (2012). Stanford, CA: Author.

  • Quasi-Experimental Design
     examining 
    16,546
     Students
    , grades
    3-8

Reviewed: January 2014

At least one finding shows moderate evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards with reservations
General Mathematics Achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
ESSA
rating

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK): Mathematics

New Jersey charter schools vs. Feeder school of a charter school

Average one year learning

Grades 3-8;
16,546 students

0.09

0.02

Yes

 
 
3
 
More Outcomes
Show Supplemental Findings

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK): Mathematics

New Jersey charter schools vs. Feeder school of a charter school

Average one year learning

Grades 3-8;
3,886 students

0.15

-0.05

Yes

 
 
8

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK): Mathematics

New Jersey charter schools vs. Feeder school of a charter school

Average one year learning

Grades 3-8;
4,718 students

0.09

0.04

No

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Reading achievement outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
ESSA
rating

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK): Language Arts

New Jersey charter schools vs. Feeder school of a charter school

Average one year learning

Grades 3-8;
16,486 students

0.07

0.02

Yes

 
 
2
 
More Outcomes
Show Supplemental Findings

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK): Language Arts

New Jersey charter schools vs. Feeder school of a charter school

Average one year learning

Grades 3-8;
3,852 students

0.10

-0.05

Yes

 
 
6

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK): Language Arts

New Jersey charter schools vs. Feeder school of a charter school

Average one year learning

Grades 3-8;
4,728 students

0.06

0.04

Yes

 
 
0

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • 2% English language learners
  • Race
    Black
    58%
    White
    9%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic
    30%
    Not Hispanic
    70%

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