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Webutuck Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 277 students

 

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Posted February 5, 2014

So far, my child's school has been very supportive. My son has ADHD, and his teachers have been accommodating about his need to move about during the day, his need for structure, and his difficulty focusing. He receives speech services and is working with the social worker to develop better strategies to cope with his poor frustration tolerance. His ADHD is well controlled with medication, but in 2nd grade I am already concerned about homework. He receives a reasonable amount of homework, but he finds it tedious, and it takes forever. He is very bright and I worry about whether the school can challenge him while simultaneously supporting the challenges he faces with ADHD.
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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.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
20%

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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.

Source: New York State Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 80% 48%
Hispanic 2 12% 23%
Black 2 4% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 2% 9%
Two or more races 1 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 18%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 153%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 0%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. KATHLEEN MCENROE

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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175 Haight Rd
Amenia, NY 12501
Phone: (845) 373-4122

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