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Kingston City School District

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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61 Crown St
Kingston, NY 12401
Ulster County
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PH: (845) 339-3000

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 6738 students
  • 14 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 19% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 56% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 19% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 51% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 90% (2013)
 87% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 20% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 48% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 23% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 27% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 47% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 20% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 61% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 23% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 46% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 15% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 54% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 21% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 18% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 57% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 69% (2013)
 76% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 28% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 39% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 13% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 45% (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 Students19%
Female23%
Male16%
African American7%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic14%
Multiracial19%
Native Americann/a
White23%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities3%
General population24%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English20%
Non-migrant19%

MathThis District
All Students19%
Female16%
Male21%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracial20%
Native Americann/a
White23%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities3%
General population24%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English19%
Non-migrant19%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students90%
Female91%
Male90%
African American75%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities78%
General population95%
English language learners74%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant90%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students20%
Female19%
Male20%
African American6%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic4%
Multiracial39%
Native Americann/a
White26%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities2%
General population27%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant20%

MathThis District
All Students23%
Female18%
Male27%
African American10%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracial30%
Native Americann/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities6%
General population29%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant23%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students27%
Female31%
Male23%
African American14%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracial29%
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities2%
General population34%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English28%

MathThis District
All Students20%
Female18%
Male22%
African American12%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracial12%
Native Americann/a
White24%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities6%
General population24%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English20%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students23%
Female29%
Male15%
African American8%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracial10%
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities3%
General population28%
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant23%

MathThis District
All Students15%
Female15%
Male14%
African American1%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic4%
Multiracial15%
Native Americann/a
White22%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities2%
General population19%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant15%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students21%
Female28%
Male15%
African American4%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracial45%
Native Americann/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities2%
General population27%
Non-migrant21%

MathThis District
All Students18%
Female19%
Male17%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic5%
Multiracial28%
Native Americann/a
White23%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities3%
General population22%
Non-migrant18%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students69%
Female69%
Male68%
African American48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracial60%
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities41%
General population78%
Proficient in English69%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students28%
Female33%
Male22%
African American10%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracial25%
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities4%
General population34%
Proficient in English28%

MathThis District
All Students13%
Female15%
Male11%
African American4%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic6%
Multiracial5%
Native Americann/a
White18%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities3%
General population16%
Proficient in English14%
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
 92% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 71% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 60% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 37% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 87% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 89% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 84% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 84% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 92% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 70% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 78% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 82% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 82% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 96% (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
 93% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 84% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 86% (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 Students92%
Female96%
Male88%
African American91%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant92%

EnglishThis District
All Students87%
Female91%
Male84%
African American86%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities49%
General population94%
Non-migrant87%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students89%
Female90%
Male88%
African American72%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities62%
General population95%
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

PhysicsThis District
All Students84%
Female81%
Male86%
African American63%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

ChemistryThis District
All Students84%
Female82%
Male87%
African American72%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
General population84%
Non-migrant84%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students92%
Female91%
Male93%
African American79%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities78%
General population93%
Non-migrant92%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students70%
Female71%
Male70%
African American53%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracial77%
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities47%
General population79%
English language learners37%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant70%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students78%
Female79%
Male79%
African American65%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities51%
General population85%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant78%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students82%
Female82%
Male84%
African American73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities44%
General population89%
Non-migrant82%

GeometryThis District
All Students84%
Female86%
Male84%
African American63%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities80%
General population84%
Non-migrant84%
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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