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Granville Junior Senior High School

Public | 7-12 | 682 students

 

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Posted May 15, 2009

After spending the 8yrs with my 3 children all started from k and my daughter now in 7th 3 areas need to be addressed. 1- Reading comp. along with AIS EAL children need much more attention. No communication between teacher / teacher and parents unless the parent addresses it. Then an excuse always surfaces. 2- School staff needs to realize that the pressures they have should not be reccognized by the children. A kind welcomming greating every day keeps the children enthused. It also shows them how to welcome others. 3- The school should remember that many children in this town have nothing to do other than school. After school, saturday or summer more fitness programs should be intoduced. Overall I am pleased with many of the teachers and the actions taken and the attention given by the elementary principle Dian Dumis. The computer skills programs from grades 5 and up are the best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 12, 2008

Mary J Tanner school is the best. The middle school needs improvemnet with the commuications issues. The high school is very good
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

3 of my 6 children graduated here. After my 3rd did and was told he was not college material I knew we had to leave as I had more left to finish high school. Granville is poorly run and supervised. Good teachers are few and far between, mostly at elementary level. Guidance offers minimal involvement and assistance.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
41%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
40%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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

All Students43%
Female46%
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities7%
General population50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%

Math

All Students29%
Female27%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities6%
General population35%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English29%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant29%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students29%
Female39%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities6%
General population34%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English29%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant29%

Math

All Students12%
Female13%
Male10%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities0%
General population14%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant12%

Science

All Students82%
Female78%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities70%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
44%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
76%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
76%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
81%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

12 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
84%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
61%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
69%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
79%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
75%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

35 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students26%
Female26%
Male27%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White26%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant26%

Chemistry

All Students62%
Female55%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant62%

Earth Science

All Students72%
Female66%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities31%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%

English

All Students85%
Female89%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities28%
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%

Geometry

All Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%

Global History and Geography

All Students68%
Female73%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities16%
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%

Integrated Algebra

All Students70%
Female81%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities27%
General population83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%

Living Environment

All Students72%
Female66%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities26%
General population81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%

Physics

All Students75%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%

U.S. History and Government

All Students86%
Female82%
Male92%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities43%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

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Student ethnicity

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

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 0%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 254%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 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 15%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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58 Quaker St
Granville, NY 12832
Phone: (518) 642-1051

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