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Albany City School District

GreatSchools Rating: 3 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
  • 8441 students
  • 15 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
 19% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 76% (2013)
 82% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

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

Math
 17% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 43% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 17% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 35% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 13% (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 30% 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 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 44% (2013)
 49% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 17% (2013)
 25% (2012)
 25% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% 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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students22%
Female29%
Male16%
African American13%
Asian/Pacific Islander23%
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities2%
General population25%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant22%

MathThis District
All Students19%
Female23%
Male17%
African American12%
Asian/Pacific Islander31%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities3%
General population21%
English language learners24%
Proficient in English19%
Non-migrant19%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students76%
Female76%
Male75%
African American71%
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities51%
General population81%
English language learners58%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant76%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students15%
Female18%
Male10%
African American7%
Asian/Pacific Islander25%
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities0%
General population18%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English16%
Non-migrant15%

MathThis District
All Students17%
Female17%
Male16%
African American7%
Asian/Pacific Islander39%
Hispanic9%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities0%
General population19%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English17%
Non-migrant17%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students17%
Female21%
Male14%
African American10%
Asian/Pacific Islander37%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities2%
General population20%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English19%
Non-migrant17%

MathThis District
All Students13%
Female14%
Male13%
African American5%
Asian/Pacific Islander31%
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities3%
General population15%
English language learners6%
Proficient in English14%
Non-migrant13%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students19%
Female24%
Male14%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander22%
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities4%
General population21%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English20%

MathThis District
All Students14%
Female18%
Male11%
African American8%
Asian/Pacific Islander21%
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities8%
General population16%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English14%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students19%
Female23%
Male14%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islander51%
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities1%
General population23%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English20%
Non-migrant19%

MathThis District
All Students8%
Female8%
Male8%
African American2%
Asian/Pacific Islander18%
Hispanic1%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities0%
General population10%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English8%
Non-migrant8%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students44%
Female46%
Male42%
African American39%
Asian/Pacific Islander48%
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities15%
General population50%
English language learners12%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant44%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students17%
Female20%
Male14%
African American8%
Asian/Pacific Islander32%
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities3%
General population20%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English18%
Non-migrant17%

MathThis District
All Students9%
Female9%
Male8%
African American5%
Asian/Pacific Islander14%
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White24%
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities1%
General population10%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English9%
Non-migrant9%
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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Regents Exams

 
Scale: % passing

Algebra II/Trigonometry
 49% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 44% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

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
 62% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 49% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 57% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 51% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 51% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 48% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 41% (2009)
 42% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 48% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 51% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 63% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 73% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

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
 63% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 60% (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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Regents Exams by Subgroup

 
Scale: % passing


Algebra II/TrigonometryThis District
All Students49%
Female50%
Male49%
African American32%
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant49%

EnglishThis District
All Students62%
Female66%
Male56%
African American56%
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities18%
General population70%
English language learners31%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant62%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students49%
Female48%
Male48%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islander38%
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities22%
General population52%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant49%

PhysicsThis District
All Students57%
Female54%
Male59%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Non-migrant57%

ChemistryThis District
All Students51%
Female49%
Male57%
African American41%
Asian/Pacific Islander50%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant51%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students51%
Female46%
Male57%
African American36%
Asian/Pacific Islander69%
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities31%
General population52%
English language learners50%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant51%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students48%
Female50%
Male44%
African American40%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities15%
General population53%
English language learners37%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant48%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students48%
Female52%
Male45%
African American41%
Asian/Pacific Islander44%
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities11%
General population56%
English language learners28%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant48%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students63%
Female64%
Male61%
African American57%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities24%
General population69%
English language learners23%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant63%

GeometryThis District
All Students63%
Female62%
Male66%
African American50%
Asian/Pacific Islander78%
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities36%
General population65%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant63%
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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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