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Locust School

Public | K-1 | 154 students

 
 

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Posted August 6, 2012

I usually don't comment online, however after reading the other review I felt I had to. My oldest child struggles in school and did receive mostly 2-3's. However, my other two children have gotten mostly 3+ or 4's. It may vary by teacher; and every child is different. Not all children should get 4's.
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Posted June 27, 2011

Excellent experience for the young ones as the school is very small and close knit. Have had several principals over my three kids, all have been excellent. Generally teachers have been excellent as well. A very good preparation for 2nd grade. Most of the lunch monitors cause more trouble then they are worth. Also, the report card ratings of 1-4 are a joke, no one ever gets a four, pretty much they give 2 and 3 with absolutely no comments.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 1 97% 48%
Two or more races 2 2% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 1% 9%
Hispanic 1 1% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Black 1 0% 19%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11%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 55%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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220 Boylston St
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 478-1800

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