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Hudson Junior/Senior High School

Public | 7-12 | 877 students

 

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Posted January 12, 2012

DON'T SEND YOUR KIDS TO THIS SCHOOL DO WHATEVER IT TAKES FOR THEM NOT TO COME HERE.. THIS SCHOOL NEEDS TO BE SHUT DOWN ASAP...MY bother and sister go here they haven't learned anything and they have been asking for help and nothing they don't care to teach and help there main concern is your kids attendance but what child would wanna come if they feel there not getting any smarter. they will call Children services on parents for any little thing its crazy..


Posted January 12, 2012

I'm a teacher here and I'm sorry but I hate working here.There very rude to the students and we aren't highly trained they accepted me without asking about my credentials and I was told teach whatever I know but ask for help if need be just try to make sure to have perfect attendance or else we don't get paid it's sick and I don't feel safe here as well as the children. Looking for a new job.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 12, 2012

Beware of this school or else you'll regret it trust me the reviews are very honest.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 19, 2011

Since the last review, the City of Hudson S.D. (Hudson-Greenport area) has experienced a rebirth. The schools have been renewed, and now Hudson S.D. spends more per student than most NY districts, and they've consolidated the small elementary schools into a modern recently remodeled facility. The High school has been expanded, and a new Middle school is now co-located with the High School. The city's former industries have thankfully gone away and are being displaced by small cap industries with much higher potentials for future growth in the Hudson-Greenport region. A new retail shopping center has also been developed that has created more opportunities for the communities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 28, 2005

As the city of Hudson goes, so goes Hudson High School. In the 1970's enrollment exceeded 1100 students. With the decline in population in the Hudson area, the school and its programs have suffered. Businesses that desire to relocate or open in Hudson are met with an abundance of red tape and a lack of tax incentives. As such, concerned parents who want their child to get into a top-notch college have abandonned Hudson for surrounding school systems. The sports program has become a joke. The district has no budget for any of the valuable programs that make the high school experience worthwhile.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 28% in 2013.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
38%
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. 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 34% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
26%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2011.

139 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
62%
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. 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

Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 64% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
36%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
61%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 73% in 2012.

173 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
36%
English

The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

138 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
60%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2012.

184 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
62%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 72% in 2012.

186 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
67%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

13 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 78% in 2012.

161 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
85%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

13 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
50%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

39 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 79% in 2012.

150 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Chemistry

All Students79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Earth Science

All Students32%
Students with disabilities7%
General population37%

English

All Students83%
Students with disabilities29%
General population94%

Geometry

All Students62%
Students with disabilities60%
General population63%

Global History and Geography

All Students57%
Students with disabilities37%
General population61%

Integrated Algebra

All Students64%
Students with disabilities27%
General population72%

Living Environment

All Students80%
Students with disabilities61%
General population85%

Physics

All Students77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population77%

U.S. History and Government

All Students80%
Students with disabilities31%
General population86%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 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 52% 48%
Black 28% 19%
Hispanic 9% 23%
Asian 8% 9%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 5%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 1%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 24%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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215 Harry Howard Ave
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: (518) 828-4132

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