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Eastport Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 1020 students

 

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Posted February 1, 2013

My Children are in 1st and 3rd grade. They come home everyday telling me about the great day they had at school! Their teachers are great. My third grader is in a special education 12-1-1 class and his teacher is excellent! We are so happy to live here and send our kids to this wonderful school. The Principal is always around and has such a fantastic hands on approach with Parents, Teachers, and Students. The kids love and respect him. Thank you Eastport Elementary!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 6, 2011

My daughter has been here for 2 years and the teachers and principal are great! Her teachers have always shown care, interest and enthusiasm in teaching and helping my daughter.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2011

My daughter has gone here from K-3 and it is by far one of the best kept secrets out there in LI. Outstanding teachers and great communications. I also have a special needs child and they have givin me everything we asked for to help her!! AMAZING SCHOOL!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2009

My son started in kindergarden and is currently in second grade at this school. I have had such a wonderful experience with all of the teachers and staff. They really care about the children which is great. My son loves going to school every day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2006

I have one child in Kindergarten in this school and I have to say the principal is wonderful. He takes such a hands-on approach to everything, calls parents directly and welcomes the parents feedback, inputs, involvement. At this school you almost feel like you have your own private staff looking out for your children and the teachers are very caring. I would like to see more challenging work for the children and the school needs to be updated with the most current equipment, playgrounds, etc. but they are definately working on it. This school, if it continues on its path and works with the parents and suggestions of this very interested in academics community, it could be the best elementary school on the east end!
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Posted September 19, 2006

I have two children in Eastport Elem. 1st & 4th. Their teachers have been fantastic and always give 110%. I would like to see some enrichment programs in the school. The academic programs are good but my kids often find it too easy. I believe challenge is what keeps kids interested in school and if they get bored they will eventually get in trouble. We are very involved in the school and appreciate the fact that they welcome parent evolvement.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
75%
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.

144 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%
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.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
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 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.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
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 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 Students33%
Female41%
Male27%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities0%
General population37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant33%

Math

All Students34%
Female24%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities0%
General population39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant34%
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 Students33%
Female37%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities5%
General population39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant33%

Math

All Students34%
Female26%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities15%
General population37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant34%

Science

All Students97%
Female97%
Male98%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities85%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
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 Students43%
Female53%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities6%
General population47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%

Math

All Students43%
Female39%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities6%
General population49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
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 Students32%
Female41%
Male23%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities0%
General population37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English32%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant32%

Math

All Students32%
Female27%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities4%
General population38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English32%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant32%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 94% 48%
Hispanic 1 4% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 1% 9%
Black 2 1% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 21%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25%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 80%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

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Reading specialist(s)
School psychologist
Security personnel
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Math specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra

Language learning

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • MR. SALVATORE ALAIMO

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • Security personnel
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
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390 Montauk Hwy
Eastport, NY 11941
Phone: (631) 801-3175

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