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Arlington Central School District

GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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696 Dutchess Turnpike
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Dutchess County
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PH: (845) 486-4460

  • Grades K-12
  • 9471 students
  • 12 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 39% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 65% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

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

English Language Arts
 33% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 68% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 34% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 71% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 35% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 61% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 31% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 70% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 32% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 68% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 40% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 56% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 30% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 73% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 84% (2013)
 86% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 37% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 27% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 57% (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 Students39%
Female44%
Male34%
African American22%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic30%
Multiracial45%
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities7%
General population43%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant39%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female40%
Male42%
African American19%
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanic27%
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities16%
General population43%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant40%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students93%
Female94%
Male93%
African American92%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities70%
General population98%
English language learners94%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant93%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students33%
Female37%
Male28%
African American28%
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanic24%
Multiracial27%
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities2%
General population38%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English34%
Non-migrant33%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female34%
Male34%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islander63%
Hispanic17%
Multiracial40%
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities4%
General population38%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English34%
Non-migrant34%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students35%
Female42%
Male29%
African American17%
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities3%
General population41%
Proficient in English37%

MathThis District
All Students31%
Female32%
Male32%
African American14%
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities3%
General population36%
Proficient in English32%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students32%
Female35%
Male29%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities1%
General population39%
Proficient in English33%
Non-migrant32%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female32%
Male37%
African American10%
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities3%
General population41%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant35%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students40%
Female46%
Male35%
African American22%
Asian/Pacific Islander85%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities3%
General population46%
Proficient in English41%

MathThis District
All Students30%
Female29%
Male30%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islander82%
Hispanic6%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities2%
General population33%
Proficient in English30%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students84%
Female86%
Male83%
African American56%
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial70%
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities42%
General population91%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant84%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students37%
Female44%
Male31%
African American17%
Asian/Pacific Islander69%
Hispanic27%
Multiracial20%
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities2%
General population43%
Non-migrant37%

MathThis District
All Students27%
Female29%
Male25%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander57%
Hispanic17%
Multiracial30%
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities2%
General population31%
Proficient in English27%
Non-migrant27%
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)
 78% (2011)
 85% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 72% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 79% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 93% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 90% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 88% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 83% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 87% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 90% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 94% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 80% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 86% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 89% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 97% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

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

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

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

Geometry
 94% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 93% (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%
Female91%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

EnglishThis District
All Students93%
Female96%
Male91%
African American84%
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities55%
General population98%
Non-migrant93%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students90%
Female87%
Male92%
African American77%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities60%
General population94%
Non-migrant90%

PhysicsThis District
All Students88%
Female87%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%

ChemistryThis District
All Students83%
Female83%
Male84%
African American70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities82%
General population83%
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students87%
Female86%
Male89%
African American74%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities68%
General population90%
Non-migrant87%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students90%
Female90%
Male89%
African American81%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities67%
General population93%
Non-migrant90%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students80%
Female80%
Male78%
African American63%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities44%
General population85%
Non-migrant80%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students89%
Female88%
Male91%
African American85%
Asian/Pacific Islander98%
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities56%
General population94%
Non-migrant89%

GeometryThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male92%
African American81%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities76%
General population94%
Non-migrant94%
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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