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Mayfield Junior/Senior High School

Public | 7-12 | 470 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted January 19, 2008

I truly feel that attending Mayfield school helped me become the person that I am today. I was able to graduate with several scholarships and honors and am now attending college. Going to Mayfield, my teachers didn't just teach me the material in text books; they taught me how to think and how to make important moral decisions for myself. I am so thankful for the education that they gave me.


Posted May 29, 2007

This school is the greatest! I was a trouble maker and Mayfield help clean up my act and get great grades I actually enjoyed going to school everyday!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 26, 2006

Mayfield has certainly proven to be a school district full of dedicated teachers and staff.We moved from a school district in the South were math standards were not as high. The teachers took the time to get my child up to speed. With their hard work and ours it took no time at all. A great advantage to a small school district is the time and care that is given to all the students. We feel very fortunate to be in Mayfield school district
—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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 28% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
58%
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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
40%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2011.

66 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
64%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

38 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
88%
Earth Science

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

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
78%
English

The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
100%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

15 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

48 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%
Global History and Geography

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

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
93%
Integrated Algebra

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
83%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

17 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
53%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

22 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%
U.S. History and Government

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

74 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
94%
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 Students60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Chemistry

All Students71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

English

All Students87%
Students with disabilities50%
General population92%

Geometry

All Students92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population92%

Global History and Geography

All Students88%
Students with disabilities75%
General population89%

Integrated Algebra

All Students84%
Students with disabilities33%
General population92%

Living Environment

All Students89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Physics

All Students48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population48%

U.S. History and Government

All Students93%
Students with disabilities63%
General population97%
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 97% 48%
Black 1% 19%
Hispanic 1% 23%
Two or more races 1% 1%
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 24%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 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 6%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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Mayfield, NY 12117
Phone: (518) 661-8200

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