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Mott Road Elementary School

Public | K-4 | 398 students

 

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Posted December 16, 2007

The entire FM district is overrated. Mott Road is definitely better than Fayetteville Elementary. As an educator, believe me when I say do NOT send your kids to the high school. Send them to JD or ESM for a multitude of reasons.


Posted November 4, 2005

Outstanding school for children. A great place to live and work. Children are at the center of everything here.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 12, 2005

This school does an excellent job. Overall staff is caring and concerned, willing to work with parents. Parents are welcome partners in their child's education. Administrator knows just about every child (and most parents) by name. Very friendly place. Great special area teachers in phys ed, music and art.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2004

Our children are fond of Mott Road Elementary. They had an excellent experience in Kindergarten, first grade and fourth grade. The principal at Mott Road Elementary is enormously devoted to the well being of every child enrolled in her school. The HSA (Home School Association) is made of a fantastic group of parents and teachers. The children and teachers at Mott Road Elementary truly benefit from the HSA s efforts through special celebrations, extra field trips and educational materials for the entire school. The building has a warm feeling to it. The children's work is proudly displayed inside and outside their classrooms, in the cafeteria and hallways. Every season is a colorful season at Mott Road!
—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.

Grade level

English Language Arts

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
60%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

69 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

77 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
76%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 83% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 10% 9%
Black 1 3% 19%
Hispanic 1 3% 23%
Two or more races 2 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 2%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 214%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 29%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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  • MS. LYNNETTE BONNER

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7173 Mott Rd
Fayetteville, NY 13066
Phone: (315) 692-1700

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