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Kendall Junior/Senior High School

Public | 7-12 | 407 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted December 13, 2010

I graduated in 2002 from Kendall. I love this school. Kendall overall is completely centered around the school with sports and clubs. Everyone was a part of something. I always felt the teachers I had really cared about my progress. If anyone didn't understand something they took the time to make sure it was understood before continuing on, something I have found quite different in college. While I have since moved on from NY, I cannot see my future children going to any other school but Kendall. I've moved around the country a lot in the past 8 years, and it has opened my eyes to many things. I have become so much more appreciative of the Kendall school system and I can only hope Kendall's legacy continues for decades to come.


Posted October 6, 2003

Excellent school system! Students can be involved as much as they want with different clubs, sports, and activities. Education comes first and having a small community helps the students feel that they are more than a number. A+ for this school.
—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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 28% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
80%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2011.

67 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
42%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

26 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
50%
Earth Science

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

76 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
83%
English

The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

79 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
80%
Global History and Geography

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%
Integrated Algebra

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
82%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

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

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
97%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
81%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

38 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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%
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 Students68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Chemistry

All Students88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population88%

Earth Science

All Students92%
Students with disabilities71%
General population94%

English

All Students97%
Students with disabilities67%
General population100%

Geometry

All Students93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Global History and Geography

All Students91%
Students with disabilities58%
General population96%

Integrated Algebra

All Students90%
Students with disabilities75%
General population93%

Living Environment

All Students87%
Students with disabilities41%
General population96%

Physics

All Students75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population75%

U.S. History and Government

All Students97%
Students with disabilities67%
General population100%
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

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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 92% 48%
Hispanic 3% 23%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Black 1% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 9%
Source: 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 30%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 6%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 9%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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16887 Roosevelt Hwy
Kendall, NY 14476
Phone: (585) 659-2706

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