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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
 25% (2014)
 19% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 56% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

Math
 40% (2014)
 19% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 51% (2011)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 4

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

English Language Arts
 22% (2014)
 20% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 48% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2014.

Math
 23% (2014)
 23% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 15% (2014)
 27% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 47% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2014.

Math
 22% (2014)
 20% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 61% (2011)
The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 26% (2014)
 23% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 46% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 23% (2014)
 15% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 54% (2011)
The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 18% (2014)
 21% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 18% (2014)
 18% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 57% (2011)
The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 8

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

English Language Arts
 30% (2014)
 28% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 39% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 36% in 2014.

Math
 12% (2014)
 13% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 45% (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
 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.

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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.

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