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Bedford Central School District

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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632 South Bedford Rd
Bedford, NY 10506
Westchester County
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PH: (914) 241-6010

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 4421 students
  • 7 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 47% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 68% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 93% (2013)
 94% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 48% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 69% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 81% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 86% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 43% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 72% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 80% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 42% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 71% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 85% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 89% (2013)
 85% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 50% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 64% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 79% (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 Students47%
Female51%
Male44%
African American30%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities7%
General population52%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant47%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female36%
Male44%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities6%
General population43%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant40%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
African American60%
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities55%
General population96%
English language learners63%
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant93%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students48%
Female60%
Male34%
African American10%
Asian/Pacific Islander63%
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities0%
General population53%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant48%

MathThis District
All Students52%
Female51%
Male54%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islander58%
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities11%
General population56%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant52%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students45%
Female47%
Male44%
African American44%
Asian/Pacific Islander54%
Hispanic14%
Multiracial66%
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities4%
General population49%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant45%

MathThis District
All Students49%
Female48%
Male50%
African American37%
Asian/Pacific Islander69%
Hispanic20%
Multiracial58%
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities8%
General population52%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant49%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students43%
Female54%
Male31%
African American17%
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities7%
General population46%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female50%
Male37%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities0%
General population47%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students42%
Female48%
Male36%
African American17%
Asian/Pacific Islander40%
Hispanic13%
Multiracial30%
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities0%
General population44%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant42%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female46%
Male48%
African American25%
Asian/Pacific Islander53%
Hispanic26%
Multiracial20%
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities0%
General population50%
English language learners8%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant47%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities43%
General population93%
English language learners36%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant89%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students50%
Female61%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander68%
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities3%
General population55%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant50%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female48%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities7%
General population51%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant47%
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)
 89% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 80% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 80% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 94% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 61% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 89% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 97% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 94% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 99% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 97% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 88% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 96% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 77% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 94% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 98% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 88% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 93% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 91% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 98% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 98% (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

Italian
 98% (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

Spanish
 98% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 97% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 87% (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%
Female94%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic91%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Non-migrant89%

EnglishThis District
All Students89%
Female93%
Male86%
African American61%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracial90%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities46%
General population94%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant89%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male94%
African American86%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities50%
General population97%
English language learners62%
Proficient in English95%
Non-migrant94%

PhysicsThis District
All Students88%
Female90%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
General population88%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%

ChemistryThis District
All Students96%
Female95%
Male97%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic96%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Non-migrant96%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities53%
General population81%
Non-migrant77%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
African American81%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities80%
General population95%
English language learners54%
Proficient in English95%
Non-migrant94%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students88%
Female88%
Male89%
African American48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities44%
General population93%
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant88%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students91%
Female92%
Male91%
African American64%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracial90%
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities55%
General population95%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant91%

GeometryThis District
All Students97%
Female97%
Male99%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
General population98%
Non-migrant97%
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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