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Milburn Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 146 students

 

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Posted August 23, 2012

Milburn was the draw for the area but unfortunately the school is closed and the students are being sent to Steele Elementary, the oldest tri-level school in the district. It was the model for an elementary school, single level building, plenty of exits. The teachers were great and some of them will be going to Steele.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 18, 2010

Great school! I am so happy with the teachers, the principal and the program. My kids love it! The small size of the school is mostly a plus (small class size). The PTA is great - very involved and welcoming to new parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2010

I've had children attending Milburn for the past 10 years. The teachers are wonderful and the smaill environment gives every student the opportunity for personalized attention.
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Posted February 6, 2009

My son loves his new school. He has learned more here than in any private school he has attended. He raves about the staff never yelling at the students, and the patience they have shown him with the indiviualized extra help he receives in math and reading. The class size average 14-15 pupils. This small environment is perfect for learning. The demographic of his classmates are diverse. This school embraces the diversity of its student body. My son is very very pleased to get up and go to school every morning. I highly reccommend this school.
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Posted October 14, 2008

This school is an excellent school for sure! I agree with the class sizes being small and we have a very strong PTA parent involvement. I just wish they had morning and after school programs to offer.
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Posted August 5, 2008

This is an excellent school. The class sizes are small and the teachers are very accessible and do an excellent job of keeping parents informed of student progress. Overall I have had an excellent experience with Milburn.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

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

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Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

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77%
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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2014.

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95%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

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100%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

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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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2014.

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83%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

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78%
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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 1 39% 48%
Hispanic 2 32% 23%
Black 2 21% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 8% 9%
Two or more races 1 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 21%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 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 70%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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2501 Milburn Ave
Baldwin, NY 11510
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Phone: (516) 377-9358

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