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Emmet Belknap Intermediate School

Public | 6-8 | 750 students

 

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Posted April 1, 2005

At times it can be a little confusing and difficult in this school, mostly because news travels fast. 7th and 8th graders are givin an opportunity to see different theatrical plays. this year 7th graders saw STOMP at Shea's performing arts center, and 8th graders saw The Lion King at Shea's performing arts center. in gym every two weeks they do a different activity. to all students they have a vollyball tornament at the beginning of the year. the 6th graders also get a chance to try out track sports to get them informed about what they can do in track. everything is great there, the teachers are strict, not too strict, and fair. some teachers actually stay at school late to help out students who need help.
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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 30% in 2013.

328 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 31% in 2013.

330 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
61%
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 31% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
40%
Math

The state average for Math was 28% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
60%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2011.

185 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 48%
Black 19% 19%
Hispanic 4% 23%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 9%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 1%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 56%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 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 49%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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  • MR. GARY WILSON

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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