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Oak Orchard School

Public | 3-5 | 415 students

 

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Posted January 20, 2009

I feel that Oak Orchard is a wonderful school with very dedicated and caring teachers and staff we are willing to go the extra mile for your child. However, parents need to remember that their child's education is also in their hands and should not be left solely to the teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2004

The Orleans County Genealogical Society needed child actors for an educational event about the orphan trains and called Oak Orchard Elementary for some help. The teacher replied, 'I can give you 100 great kids from our Cultural Enrichment Group'! We used 14 kids and they were absolutely wonderful. All of us were very impressed. The kids were immediately attentive and did everything they were asked to do. They even looked out for the three and four year olds also involved in the program. From street sweepers, apple sellers and newsboys, right through until their 'adoption' they stayed in character! Oak Orchard is a great school, with great teachers and even greater kids! They earned a '5' in our book! Holly Canham, President, OCGS April 2004
—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.

103 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

102 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
42%
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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
53%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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 1 74% 48%
Two or more races 2 10% 1%
Hispanic 2 8% 23%
Black 2 7% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 0% 9%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 10%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 150%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 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 17%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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School Leader's name
  • MR. DANIEL DOCTOR

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335 W Oak Orchard St
Medina, NY 14103
Phone: (585) 798-2350

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