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Albany City School District

GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Academy Park
Albany, NY 12207
Albany County
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PH: (518) 475-6010

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 10,517 students
  • 25 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 22% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 44% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 20% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 82% (2011)
The state average for Science was 88% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 15% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 36% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 16% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 43% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 18% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 35% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 14% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 40% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 19% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 39% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 14% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for Math was 31% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 19% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 26% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 8% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 37% (2011)
The state average for Math was 28% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 49% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 17% (2013)
 25% (2012)
 25% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 34% in 2013.

Math
 9% (2013)
 23% (2012)
 28% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

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 2/Trigonometry
 42% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 44% (2010)
The state average for Algebra 2/Trigonometry was 64% in 2012.

Mathematics A
 25% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 43% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 38% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 71% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

Living Environment
 58% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 78% in 2012.

Physics
 45% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

Chemistry
 44% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

Earth Science
 67% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 73% in 2012.

Integrated Algebra
 46% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 41% (2009)
 42% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 72% in 2012.

Global History and Geography
 49% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 51% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2012.

U.S. History and Government
 63% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 73% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 79% in 2012.

French
 94% (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
 81% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 72% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 60% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

 
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 2/TrigonometryThis District
All Students42%

EnglishThis District
All Students71%
Students with disabilities32%
General population77%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students58%
Students with disabilities32%
General population63%

PhysicsThis District
All Students45%

ChemistryThis District
All Students44%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students67%
Students with disabilities39%
General population70%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students46%
Students with disabilities19%
General population51%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students49%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities13%
General population57%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students63%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities35%
General population67%

GeometryThis District
All Students72%
Students with disabilities77%
General population71%
Source: SC Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

 
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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