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Eckhart Alternative School

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Posted March 31, 2010

I see the interworking of Eckhart Alternative School on a daily basis. And no I am not employed by the Board of Ed. Eckhart Does have troubled youth and is not like a 'regular' school. That is why it is an 'alternative' school. With that said the School Administration runs the school very well and does have strict but fair discipline. The discipline falls directly under the guidelines of that of the Allegany County Board of Education. Eckhart works with many students in different ways to meet there physical, psychological, and emotional needs. I can't say enough about how hard the teachers work to try to give the best education possible to the students, I personally believe that Eckhart is an essential part of the Allegany County School System and is operating under the best conditions possible. Good work Mr. Koon and all the staff there!


Posted November 20, 2009

My daughter goes there and she absolutely loves it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 17, 2005

You obviously have a personal beef with the Principal; however I have found that Mr. Koon as the other poster stated, has only the best interest of the kids in his heart. He is a fair and very caring individual. And as far as discipline, why don't you visit the school one day and you will see, with your own eyes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 31, 2004

I will have to disagree with the second review. That school only deals with trouble makers and the principal there really dosen't do nothing about discpline there. thank you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 16, 2004

I will have to disagree with the first review. My child was a student at this school and received a quality education and also the discipline that was needed. Not only do they have good teachers, the principal is a very caring individual with a genuine concern for the students. He is very firm but very fair and has the best interest of the students at hand.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2004

I used to go to that school and the principal there dosen't do nothing about discipline and the thing that was great about that school was the teachers.
—Submitted by a former student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
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In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

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In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, Algebra, and Biology upon completion of each course. The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. Students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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