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South Colonie Central School District

GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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102 Loralee Dr
Albany, NY 12205
Albany County
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PH: (518) 869-3576

  • Grades PK-12
  • 5232 students
  • 8 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 41% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 68% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 96% (2013)
 96% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 31% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 78% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 30% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 54% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 21% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 32% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 67% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 34% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 71% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 32% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 32% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 84% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 83% (2013)
 89% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 41% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 61% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 78% (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 Students41%
Female46%
Male36%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islander55%
Hispanic34%
Multiracial20%
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities6%
General population44%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant41%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female38%
Male41%
African American16%
Asian/Pacific Islander52%
Hispanic44%
Multiracial20%
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities6%
General population43%
English language learners18%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant40%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students96%
Female98%
Male95%
African American82%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanic95%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities81%
General population98%
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant96%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students31%
Female39%
Male25%
African American19%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities3%
General population35%
Proficient in English31%
Non-migrant31%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female38%
Male48%
African American22%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities10%
General population48%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students30%
Female34%
Male27%
African American24%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic35%
Multiracial26%
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities0%
General population35%
Proficient in English31%
Non-migrant30%

MathThis District
All Students21%
Female20%
Male23%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic31%
Multiracial19%
Native Americann/a
White18%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities0%
General population24%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant21%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students32%
Female35%
Male31%
African American22%
Asian/Pacific Islander48%
Hispanic20%
Multiracial20%
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities4%
General population38%
Non-migrant32%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female33%
Male34%
African American37%
Asian/Pacific Islander63%
Hispanic7%
Multiracial20%
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities0%
General population40%
Non-migrant34%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students32%
Female35%
Male28%
African American7%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic19%
Multiracial17%
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities0%
General population37%
Non-migrant32%

MathThis District
All Students32%
Female31%
Male32%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander63%
Hispanic15%
Multiracial16%
Native Americann/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities2%
General population37%
Non-migrant32%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students83%
Female82%
Male83%
African American80%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial67%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities47%
General population92%
Non-migrant83%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students41%
Female48%
Male33%
African American17%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic22%
Multiracial38%
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities9%
General population46%
Non-migrant41%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female37%
Male32%
African American22%
Asian/Pacific Islander58%
Hispanic20%
Multiracial25%
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities3%
General population40%
Non-migrant35%
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
 67% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 84% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 69% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 31% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 90% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 89% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 73% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 65% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 99% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 100% (2009)
 99% (2008)
 100% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 83% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 88% (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 88% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 90% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 95% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 92% (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
 100% (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

Spanish
 99% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 85% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 85% (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 Students67%
Female73%
Male60%
African American58%
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial80%
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
General population69%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant67%

EnglishThis District
All Students90%
Female93%
Male87%
African American85%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities60%
General population95%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant90%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students89%
Female90%
Male87%
African American81%
Asian/Pacific Islander87%
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities64%
General population92%
English language learners55%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant89%

PhysicsThis District
All Students73%
Female75%
Male69%
African American63%
Asian/Pacific Islander74%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial67%
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
General population73%
Non-migrant73%

ChemistryThis District
All Students65%
Female64%
Male66%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islander78%
Hispanic50%
Multiracial81%
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities38%
General population67%
Non-migrant65%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Non-migrant99%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students83%
Female92%
Male76%
African American58%
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial78%
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities56%
General population91%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students88%
Female91%
Male85%
African American69%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial95%
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities70%
General population92%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students95%
Female96%
Male96%
African American90%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanic92%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities76%
General population99%
Non-migrant95%

GeometryThis District
All Students85%
Female86%
Male82%
African American61%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial91%
Native Americann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities60%
General population86%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant85%
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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