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Charles A Lindbergh Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 510 students

 
 

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5 stars

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Posted August 11, 2011

This is an incredible school! The teachers and administrators all strive to provide an excellent safe and fun learning environment for the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2011

I like this school. I mean it's OK. The education is good but there is some clliquey girls in the 5th grade.


Posted May 14, 2011

I've had a wonderful year with my daughter in kindergarten. I love her teacher and the school. They do a lot of extras as a school too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2010

I bought a house on my street specifically so my kids would go to Lindbergh, it is the best school in the district! Excellent, teachers, principal and parent participation!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 6, 2007

Lindbergh Elementary is an outstanding, impressive school. Both my children attend here and I continue to be so completely happy with how the school operates. There are so many extras that other kids in other schools do not get to experience. Faculty and staff are completely accessible for any reason. I feel my children are receiving a top notch, high quality, meaningful education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2007

A talented and caring faculty and staff with excellent enrichment programs. One cannot help but be impressed with their curriculum, and the safety is outstanding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2005

If I could have hand-picked a school for my daughters to begin their schooling, I could not have done any better. It has a dedicated and caring staff, many enrichment activities, and enough social events to make them know that school can be fun. As a teacher,myself,it's apparent to me when a school, such as Lindbergh, touches all the bases. Really, it's all the benefits of a private school in a public school system.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 8, 2004

Lindbergh Elementary has a very good staff, and they provide great opportunities for children. It is by far the best elementary school in the district. Bravo!
—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.
English Language Arts

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

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
60%

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
88%
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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

81 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%
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.

102 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
31%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

98 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
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

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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 2 89% 48%
Hispanic 1 4% 23%
Two or more races 2 3% 1%
Black 2 2% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 1% 9%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 220%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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Buffalo, NY 14223
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