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White Plains City School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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5 Homeside Ln
White Plains, NY 10605
Westchester County
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PH: (914) 422-2019

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 6959 students
  • 7 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 35% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 32% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 90% (2013)
 89% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 35% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 56% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 34% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 67% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 29% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 28% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 60% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 33% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 59% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 30% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 69% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 35% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 26% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 70% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 59% (2013)
 79% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 37% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 34% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 71% (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 Students35%
Female41%
Male28%
African American19%
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities5%
General population39%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English41%

MathThis District
All Students32%
Female32%
Male32%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities4%
General population36%
English language learners6%
Proficient in English37%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students90%
Female88%
Male90%
African American89%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities60%
General population93%
English language learners61%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant90%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students35%
Female39%
Male30%
African American16%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities4%
General population38%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant35%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female31%
Male36%
African American16%
Asian/Pacific Islander38%
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities10%
General population36%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant34%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students29%
Female33%
Male25%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities4%
General population33%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English33%
Non-migrant29%

MathThis District
All Students28%
Female29%
Male28%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities4%
General population31%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English32%
Non-migrant28%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students33%
Female38%
Male27%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islander71%
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities4%
General population38%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant33%

MathThis District
All Students30%
Female29%
Male30%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities4%
General population34%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English32%
Non-migrant30%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students35%
Female42%
Male28%
African American24%
Asian/Pacific Islander67%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities5%
General population40%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant35%

MathThis District
All Students26%
Female26%
Male26%
African American4%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities6%
General population28%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English28%
Non-migrant26%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students59%
Female52%
Male63%
African American48%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities34%
General population65%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant59%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students37%
Female41%
Male32%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities1%
General population42%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant37%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female33%
Male36%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic24%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities3%
General population40%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant34%
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
 64% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 70% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 83% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 10% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 90% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 79% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 78% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 78% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 72% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 83% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 82% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 84% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 79% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 90% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 93% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 96% (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

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

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

Geometry
 83% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 74% (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 Students64%
Female69%
Male59%
African American56%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Non-migrant64%

EnglishThis District
All Students90%
Female93%
Male87%
African American82%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic89%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities66%
General population93%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant90%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students79%
Female82%
Male77%
African American66%
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities52%
General population86%
English language learners43%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant79%

PhysicsThis District
All Students78%
Female76%
Male80%
African American55%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant78%

ChemistryThis District
All Students78%
Female78%
Male80%
African American74%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Non-migrant78%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students72%
Female67%
Male79%
African American57%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities37%
General population77%
English language learners40%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant72%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students83%
Female85%
Male80%
African American71%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities55%
General population89%
English language learners67%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant83%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students84%
Female86%
Male82%
African American68%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities46%
General population91%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant84%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
African American75%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities63%
General population94%
English language learners77%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant90%

GeometryThis District
All Students83%
Female81%
Male84%
African American75%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities88%
General population82%
English language learners56%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant83%
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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