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Fairley School

Public | PK-4 | 589 students

 

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Posted August 28, 2013

I absolutely love that school, teachers and administrative staff. Teachers are supportive, open to communication and very proactive in problem solving. Great experience with all three kids who have been in that school. Easy access to teachers at any level.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2012

Very unsatisfied with the staff here. My son was in the middle of 1st grade when I finally had enough & moved to a new school district. He says he never wants to go back. The teachers/staff are just plain awful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2010

The faculty and staff are warm and welcoming. They support the students both academically and socially and have created a very inviting learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 3, 2009

There is much lack in communication skills with the teachers. Some are unorganized and are very judgemental of their students.
—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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

91 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
25%

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
42%
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
25%

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

106 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
24%

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%
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 1 94% 48%
Hispanic 2 3% 23%
Black 2 2% 19%
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 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 264%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 3%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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  • MR. JOSEPH MUSA

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953 Auburn St
Hannibal, NY 13074
Phone: (315) 564-7945

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