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West End School

Public | 1-5 | 402 students

 

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6 reviews of this school


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Posted September 8, 2013

The teachers care, are easy to speak to about any concerns. Very involved PTA. It's a welcoming environment or our children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

We moved to Lynbrook, school district 20 because it is such a wonderful school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

The school has wonderful teachers, amazing parental support, high test scores on state exams, and is a fun place for children to learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

At West End I feel our children get a good education. Many people move to our town specifically so their children can go to the public school district #20.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

This small public school has a very warm environment. It has a caring staff and wonderful parent support.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2009

Excellent Science program. Very happy to be in this district and to have West End as my elementary school.
—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 32% in 2014.

45 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
35%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

45 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
37%

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
67%
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 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for 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 33% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
38%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
59%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%
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 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for 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 30% in 2014.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
26%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
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 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for 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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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 70% 48%
Hispanic 1 21% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 5% 9%
Black 2 3% 19%
Two or more races 2 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 23%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

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

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 69%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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  • MS. ALISON PULIATTE

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30 Clark Ave
Lynbrook, NY 11563
Phone: (516) 887-0288

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