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Wells Central School District

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1571 State Route 30
Wells, NY 12190
Hamilton County
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PH: (518) 924-6000

  • Grades PK-12
  • 172 students
  • 1 school

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 27% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

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

English Language Arts
 46% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 80% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 54% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 70% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 40% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 100% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 30% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 100% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 31% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 54% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 23% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
Data not available for this district (2013)
 70% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
Data not available for this district (2013)
 40% (2012)
 64% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 64% (2013)
 63% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 36% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 9% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 36% (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.

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students27%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Proficient in English27%
Non-migrant27%

MathThis District
All Students47%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
General population100%
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students46%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
General population46%
Proficient in English46%
Non-migrant46%

MathThis District
All Students54%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
General population54%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant54%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students40%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant40%

MathThis District
All Students30%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Proficient in English30%
Non-migrant30%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students31%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White31%
Proficient in English31%
Non-migrant31%

MathThis District
All Students23%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White23%
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant23%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
Subgroup results not available

MathThis District
Subgroup results not available
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students64%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students45%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant45%

MathThis District
All Students9%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White9%
Proficient in English9%
Non-migrant9%
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
 70% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
Data not available for this district (2009)
 100% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
Data not available for this district (2010)
 73% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 94% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 72% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 100% (2009)
 100% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
Data not available for this district (2009)
 83% (2008)
 100% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
Data not available for this district (2013)
 66% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 53% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 76% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 88% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 61% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 90% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 94% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 100% (2009)
 100% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
Data not available for this district (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
 100% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
Data not available for this district (2013)
 86% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 73% (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 Students70%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%

EnglishThis District
All Students94%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students72%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%

PhysicsThis District
Subgroup results not available

ChemistryThis District
Subgroup results not available

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students53%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
General population72%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant53%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students76%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students61%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students94%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%

GeometryThis District
Subgroup results not available
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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