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Milton Terrace North Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 422 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 5 ratings
2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted April 10, 2014

I love this school. The staff is courteous and attentive to my needs. There are many extracurricular events for the kids and families to participate in. The level of commitment to the students education and development as citizens is refreshing and welcome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

Top notch staff! My childs success is definitely due to the continued love and support we have recieved from the educators at Milton Terrace North. It is an amazing school all around!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

This is a terrific place for children to develop. My daughter is enjoying school and enthusiastically tells me about her day as soon as I get home from work. Her teacher and all of the staff have her excited about learning. Great job MTN!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

My kids go to this school and I think by far it is the best in Ballston Spa. Keep up the good work Milton Terrace North.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

Great school. My sons have been well prepared for middle school and are doing well. They have find memories of their experiences at Milton Terrace North. As a parent, my children's education is very important. MTN goes beyond the classroom experience and provides a well rounded experience for students and the community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 29, 2012

We love this school! My daughter has really enjoyed her schooling so far. She started as in K, and has been here a few years. We have received excellent support from the teachers and administration. The teachers are great and very supportive. The environment is positive and the activities fun. My daughter's confidence has really grown. I would recommend this school to anyone moving here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 2, 2012

Poor all around. many kids are streo typed, favorites for employees students treatment, stay away in general
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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 31% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
57%
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 2012-2013 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 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 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
74%
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 2012-2013 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 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 31% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
59%
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 2012-2013 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 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

All Students25%
Female28%
Male22%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population28%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English25%
Non-migrant25%

Math

All Students27%
Female20%
Male32%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population30%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English27%
Non-migrant27%
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 2012-2013 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 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.

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

English Language Arts

All Students23%
Female25%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population25%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant23%

Math

All Students42%
Female41%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%

Science

All Students94%
Female100%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
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 2012-2013 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 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.

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

English Language Arts

All Students36%
Female44%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English36%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant36%

Math

All Students29%
Female28%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population32%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English29%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant29%
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 2012-2013 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 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.

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

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 1 96% 48%
Black 2 2% 19%
Hispanic 2 1% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 0% 9%
Two or more races 1 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 24%N/A43%
Source: 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 16%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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200 Wood Rd
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone: (518) 884-7210

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