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Lancaster Central School District

GreatSchools Rating: 9 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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177 Central Ave
Lancaster, NY 14086
Erie County
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PH: (716) 686-3202

  • Grades K-12 & ungraded
  • 5990 students
  • 7 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 48% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 75% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 46% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 77% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

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

English Language Arts
 41% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 64% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 55% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 84% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 38% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 67% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 86% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 48% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 86% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 50% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 68% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 82% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 87% (2013)
 94% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 49% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 70% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 38% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 75% (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 Students48%
Female53%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities9%
General population53%
Non-migrant48%

MathThis District
All Students46%
Female43%
Male49%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities11%
General population51%
Non-migrant46%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students98%
Female99%
Male96%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities86%
General population99%
Proficient in English98%
Non-migrant98%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students41%
Female43%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities4%
General population45%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female53%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities15%
General population60%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant55%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students38%
Female47%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities5%
General population44%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant38%

MathThis District
All Students52%
Female54%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities16%
General population59%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant52%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students48%
Female51%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities12%
General population54%
Non-migrant48%

MathThis District
All Students49%
Female48%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities18%
General population55%
Non-migrant49%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students50%
Female58%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities1%
General population57%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female39%
Male32%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities2%
General population40%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant35%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students87%
Female89%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities54%
General population94%
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant87%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students49%
Female58%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities6%
General population57%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant49%

MathThis District
All Students38%
Female38%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities10%
General population43%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant38%
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
 89% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 97% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 95% (2009)
 97% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 82% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 99% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 96% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 94% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 95% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 98% (2010)
 99% (2009)
 97% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 91% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 91% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 89% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 94% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 97% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 100% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 92% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 99% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 94% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 97% (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
 95% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 100% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 96% (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 Students89%
Female89%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities60%
General population89%
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

EnglishThis District
All Students99%
Female99%
Male98%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities93%
General population100%
Proficient in English99%
Non-migrant99%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students95%
Female97%
Male95%
African American91%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities85%
General population98%
Non-migrant95%

PhysicsThis District
All Students91%
Female89%
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant91%

ChemistryThis District
All Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant91%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students89%
Female88%
Male88%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities36%
General population92%
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students94%
Female97%
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities74%
General population98%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students92%
Female91%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities73%
General population95%
Non-migrant92%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students99%
Female97%
Male99%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities94%
General population99%
Proficient in English99%
Non-migrant99%

GeometryThis District
All Students100%
Female99%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities94%
General population99%
Non-migrant100%
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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