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Dutch Lane School

Public | K-5 | 228 students

 

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Posted August 13, 2010

Area by school is nice but Dutch lane is the least up dated school in Hicksviile. I went to Dutch lane 40 years ago and my son went ten years ago and the school still stunk. Stay away from the school phyologist Dr.Kremin is a nut case himself.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2006

pre k program specializes in preschoolers which speech/language impairments, children can receive on site speech, ot and pt,children also attend library, art & gym class, which is great! staff very caring and classes go on field trips, parents allowed to accompany them or meet them at site. classrooms are typical preschool/kindergarten settting, primarily boys in the preschool program.
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Posted June 26, 2005

Dutch Lane Elementary has been a wonderful and enriching experience for my son. He has attended this school for two years and is preparing to enter second grade. I have never seen a more dedicated and highly trained staff. My son initialy scored poorly on the Kindergarten Readiness Test and struggled in Kindergarten to learn the letter sounds and to grasp basic mathematic concepts. His teachers work with him one on one before school to give him the extra help he needs. They always keep me informed of his progress through constant correspondence and make me feel like a welcomed member of an incredible educational team. This past year his confidence has soared and because of his teachers constant praise and determination to help him learn, he has had a wonderful first grade year with amazing academic progress and emotional growth. Any child attending Dutch Lane is in very good hands.
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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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

34 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
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 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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

27 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
92%
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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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 1 45% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 30% 9%
Hispanic 2 22% 23%
Black 1 1% 19%
Two or more races 1 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 211%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 114%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 47%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

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Nurse(s)
Art teacher(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MS. SUSAN STRAUSS

Programs

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  • Core knowledge
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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50 Stewart Ave
Hicksville, NY 11801
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Phone: (516) 733-2362

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