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Connolly School

Public | 3-5 | 379 students

 

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Posted May 25, 2010

My student at Connolly was coached during the recent ELA and Math tests by the teacher. The teacher corrected the tests and told students of mistakes while the testing was going on. Very irregular. They could be reported to the state. Shame on them!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

This is a great school! I keep being pleasantly surprised and my espectations exceeded. The teachers are excellent. There are so many extracurricular activities, violin, band, science, AP, journalism, etc. etc. that it is hard to choose from. The teachers and the principal are very responsive and professional. Safety and security are enforced and I feel very safe. Discipline is great but there is freedom of expression and cultures from around the world are encouraged and appreciated.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 22, 2007

The teachers my children had were wonderful. Plenty of music and art. Student Counsel and K-Kids rounded the activities nicely. Overall, a very positive experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2007

A happy school where all children are involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 9, 2006

Connoly school is a fairly good school, as a graduate though, I have to say that the staff could be more caring and the facility could be better.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
76%
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.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2011.

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%
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.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
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 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

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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
Hispanic 51% 23%
White 35% 48%
Black 8% 19%
Asian 3% 9%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 11%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 4%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 76%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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  • MRS. ROSEMARIE SEKELSKY

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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100 Ridge Dr
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Phone: (516) 801-7300

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