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Clinton Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 602 students

 

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Posted October 24, 2012

Clinton Elementary School is EXCELLENT! My two sons attend -- one is currently in 2nd grade and the other in special ed. They have an education with wonderful teachers, fantastic equipment (computers, playground), and wonderful setting. The principal and teachers are superb! This school is proactive. Your children will get a top-notch education!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 13, 2011

Went there from '95 to '01 (got held back due to speech problem) and I enjoyed it.


Posted April 19, 2009

I had reservations when I moved here 4 years ago. I have been blown away by the teachers, and principal. My children are happy inside and outside of the classroom. There are many creative techniques when it comes to teaching. We feel lucky that our children attent this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 3, 2008

I am VERY pleased with Clinton Elementary. My son is in the 3rd grade and he has a WONDERFUL teacher. She is very caring and my son finds her teaching style very inspiring. He also has this wonderful bus driver, who will not let him off the bus unless someone is home to meet him. This is so different from the urban area we moved from, and we love it!
—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 31% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
81%
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. 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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2011.

103 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
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. 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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%
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. 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 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 92% 48%
Asian 3% 9%
Hispanic 3% 23%
Black 1% 19%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 1%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 7%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 5%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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  • MR. STEVEN MARCUS

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75 Chenango Ave
Clinton, NY 13323
Phone: (315) 557-2255

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