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South Jefferson High School

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Posted May 3, 2006

This is an excellent school system provided parents are invloved. Children can fall through the cracks if you aren't on top of their progress. There are excellent resources for children who are struggling and need additional help.
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
63%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
94%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
98%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
94%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

21 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
89%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
97%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

48 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
91%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. 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.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students66%
Female70%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant66%

Chemistry

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

Earth Science

All Students95%
Female93%
Male97%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities90%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%

English

All Students86%
Female87%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities45%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%

Geometry

All Students81%
Female79%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%

Global History and Geography

All Students84%
Female82%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities46%
General population88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%

Integrated Algebra

All Students89%
Female94%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities63%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%

Living Environment

All Students93%
Female91%
Male96%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities57%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%

Physics

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged101%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

U.S. History and Government

All Students91%
Female91%
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities63%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 1 98% 48%
Black 2 1% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 0% 9%
Hispanic 2 0% 23%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 0%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 239%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 0%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 13%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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  • MS. KAREN DENNY

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11060 US Rt 11
Adams, NY 13605
Phone: (315) 232-4531

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