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Ardsley Union Free School District

GreatSchools Rating: 9 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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500 Farm Rd
Ardsley, NY 10502
Westchester County
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PH: (914) 693-6300

  • Grades K-12 & ungraded
  • 2025 students
  • 3 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 53% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 81% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 83% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 100% (2013)
 95% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 65% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 84% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 65% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 92% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 55% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 66% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 94% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 57% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 89% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 90% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 71% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 87% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 70% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 95% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 93% (2013)
 77% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 65% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 78% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 86% (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 Students53%
Female60%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander86%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Students with disabilities15%
General population57%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female41%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander68%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Students with disabilities15%
General population47%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students100%
Female99%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities92%
General population100%
Non-migrant100%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students65%
Female66%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander62%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities31%
General population69%
Non-migrant65%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female60%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander71%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities39%
General population68%
Non-migrant65%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students55%
Female59%
Male52%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander66%
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities0%
General population64%
Non-migrant55%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Female69%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander81%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities0%
General population77%
Non-migrant66%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students57%
Female65%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander79%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities17%
General population62%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant57%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female73%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities34%
General population77%
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students71%
Female73%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander89%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities13%
General population77%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female65%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities13%
General population76%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students93%
Female100%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Students with disabilities84%
General population96%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant93%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students65%
Female75%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander85%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities0%
General population73%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female62%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities0%
General population67%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant60%
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)
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 83% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 100% (2009)
 96% (2008)
 98% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 61% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 97% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 99% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 98% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 98% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 98% (2010)
 100% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 100% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 98% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 99% (2008)
 100% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 98% (2013)
 100% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 90% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 96% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 96% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 98% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 91% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 96% (2009)
 92% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 91% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 98% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 100% (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

Italian
 100% (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

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

Geometry
 95% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 94% (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%
Female93%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant92%

EnglishThis District
All Students97%
Female95%
Male97%
African American67%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities74%
General population99%
Non-migrant97%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students98%
Female99%
Male95%
African American69%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities81%
General population100%
Proficient in English98%
Non-migrant98%

PhysicsThis District
All Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
General population98%
Proficient in English98%
Non-migrant98%

ChemistryThis District
All Students98%
Female97%
Male98%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
General population98%
Proficient in English98%
Non-migrant98%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students90%
Female92%
Male88%
African American50%
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities50%
General population94%
Non-migrant90%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students96%
Female98%
Male94%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Students with disabilities71%
General population98%
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant96%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students91%
Female94%
Male89%
African American35%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities59%
General population98%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant91%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students91%
Female90%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities62%
General population96%
Non-migrant91%

GeometryThis District
All Students95%
Female97%
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities83%
General population96%
Proficient in English95%
Non-migrant95%
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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