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Kaegebein School

Public | 2-5 | 406 students

 

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Posted May 26, 2009

We are very happy with Kaegebein. Our child has been attending here for 2 years, and we just adore all of his teachers. We feel very fortunate to have such a great school for our child to attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2007

I feel Kaegebein is absolutely wonderful! The music program is out of this world. I've never seen so many children be so enthusiastic about practicing their instruments. The phys ed. teachers are awesome and continue to build the self-esteem of my children. I have been very happy with the teachers my kids have had so far.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 19, 2004

Many of the teachers are wonderful & some are very poor and spoil it for the kids. Many of the women teachers care very much for their students. They are very willing to work with the parents. My daughter had a male teacher who told me, he had his next career all picked out & couldn't wait to retire. I wish he had retired much sooner! The principal only addressed issues when he was forced to have a meeting with parents.
—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.
English Language Arts

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

93 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
42%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
65%
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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%
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 30% in 2014.

103 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

102 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
82%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 92% 48%
Hispanic 2 3% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 2% 9%
Black 2 1% 19%
Two or more races 2 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 21%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 124%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 7%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 40%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. MARY HAGGERTY

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1690 Love Rd
Grand Island, NY 14072
Phone: (716) 773-8840

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