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Chester Union Free School District

GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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64 Hambletonian Ave
Chester, NY 10918
Orange County
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PH: (845) 469-5052

  • Grades K-12
  • 1023 students
  • 2 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 31% (2014)
 16% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

Math
 59% (2014)
 23% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Science
 94% (2013)
 98% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 26% (2014)
 33% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 69% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2014.

Math
 20% (2014)
 29% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 74% (2011)
The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 41% (2014)
 35% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 79% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2014.

Math
 44% (2014)
 25% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 79% (2011)
The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 28% (2014)
 33% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 62% (2014)
 53% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 84% (2011)
The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 29% (2014)
 45% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 48% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 32% (2014)
 36% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 79% (2011)
The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Science
 88% (2013)
 88% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 43% (2014)
 44% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 44% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 36% in 2014.

Math
 37% (2014)
 25% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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 New York State Regents Exams

 
Scale: % passing

Algebra II/Trigonometry
 79% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 81% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 17% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
Data not available for this district (2010)
 91% (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 84% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 92% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 77% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 90% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 84% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 75% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 90% (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 61% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 80% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 82% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 85% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 100% (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

Italian
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

Spanish
 88% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 57% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 79% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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 New York State Regents Exams by Subgroup

 
Scale: % passing


Algebra II/TrigonometryThis District
All Students79%
Female81%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
General population79%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%

EnglishThis District
All Students84%
Female90%
Male78%
African American61%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities47%
General population92%
Non-migrant84%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students92%
Female98%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
General population96%
Non-migrant92%

PhysicsThis District
All Students77%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
General population77%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%

ChemistryThis District
All Students90%
Female94%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
General population90%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant90%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students84%
Female83%
Male84%
African American80%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
General population86%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
African American46%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities50%
General population78%
Non-migrant75%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students61%
Female60%
Male61%
African American36%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities41%
General population64%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students82%
Female81%
Male82%
African American61%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities51%
General population88%
Non-migrant82%

GeometryThis District
All Students57%
Female56%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant57%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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