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Forts Ferry School

Public | K-2 | 467 students

 
 

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Posted August 15, 2014

wonderful experience with the faculty and staff at this school. school is clean, bright and cheery
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Posted March 2, 2013

I have 2 kids at forts ferry and never had any problems at the school! Best principal and teacher thus far. My oldest is in fourth grade so I've been there a while and can honestly say what a great school it is!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2012

I started off liking this school because I knew the school district was great. Although my son is doing well academically. I have not been very pleased with the attitudes from the teachers. My son's second grade teacher has treated him like the "bad kid" ever since the first time he's acted up in class. He is an 8 year old boy and should not be expected to be a perfect angel....no child should. Nothing he has done was malicious or extreme. He has since never gotten the same attention or respect as the other children making him even more likely to act up. I have also been disrespected by his teacher because she does not like my son's father. Despite the fact that we have not been together since my son was two, she thinks I am just as bad as him and chooses to ignore me when I ask simple questions through notes or voicemails. I find this unbelieveably rude. I cannot be held responsible for the things my son's father says or does and neither I nor my son should be treated badly because of it. I am a good mother and deserve to be treated as such.
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Posted March 1, 2011

This is a great school, my son went to FFS and everything was great! Mr Floyd is the greatest teacher in the USA, and I am not exaggerating.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 74% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 11% 9%
Black 1 8% 19%
Hispanic 1 4% 23%
Two or more races 1 4% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 27%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 118%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 7%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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95 Forts Ferry Rd
Latham, NY 12110
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Phone: (518) 785-9203

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