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Fork Lane School

Public | K-5 | 275 students

 
 

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Posted April 7, 2010

Fork Lane is the best school i am so fortunate to have my 2 children go there the teachers are fantastic and the principal is great . You can not get any better then fork
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2008

I love fork!<3 they have a great pta and all of my child's test scaores are great! and she is excelling ing all of her classes
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2008

This is the best school you can find. I went there. It was the best 6 years of my life so far. If you are trying to decide were to send your child, and Fork Lane is one of your options, definatly choose it! Hope you have good luck there I know I did!


Posted March 19, 2008

I have a daughter 8 who is in 3rd Grade. Right from the principal and the teacher, I find this school to be very involved and dedicated. My daughter has flourished and is doing incredibly well. I cannot wait for my son who will be 5 next year to start here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2006

I have 3 children at this school, the teachers are amazing and go above and beyond what is asked of them. The Principal is still getting use to the school, and I feel needs to have a better relationship with the parents and children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2006

I have 2 kids five and nine in Fork Lane. I am very please with the school. The parent involvement is just wonderful. The principal is very dedicated and just as involved with the student and parents. It is a wonderful school to be part of!
—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 31% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
79%
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 30% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
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 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 31% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
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 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 Students39%
Female43%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander55%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population42%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant39%

Math

All Students38%
Female21%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander45%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population41%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant38%
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 Students40%
Female41%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%

Math

All Students41%
Female44%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander41%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White43%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%

Science

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
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 Students44%
Female42%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander57%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%

Math

All Students56%
Female58%
Male55%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
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

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 51% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 31% 9%
Hispanic 2 15% 23%
Black 1 2% 19%
Two or more races 1 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 25%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 217%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 25%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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Hicksville, NY 11801
Phone: (516) 733-2342

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