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Otselic Valley Elementary School

Public | K-4 | 129 students

 

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Posted May 20, 2009

Now that I have been in this distric for 4 yrs I have a much different atttitude on it . I loved it at first being a small school . Now I have to say Im sorry we ever moved here . The kids dont get the help they need ,and if you move out of the area be aware that you children will struggle from being far behind from being here !
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2008

Principal is excellent! good listener and very caring!! most staff the same way with the exception of a few teachers. The only down fall is the small town thing of who is related to who! kind of makes it hard on you and you kids if you dont like someone wether it be student or faculty . They are usually related to someone!
—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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
45%
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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%
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 98% 48%
Black 2 1% 19%
Hispanic 1 1% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 0% 9%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 0%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 12%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 12%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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  • Lacey Eaves

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1003 Rt 80
Georgetown, NY 13072
Phone: (315) 837-4407

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