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Milford Central School

Public | PK-12 | 440 students

 

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Posted April 6, 2008

I currently have 2 daughters who attend Milford Central. Both of my daughters have made great progress and have developed an even better relationship with their educators. I know Milford is a great school when my daughters come home with positive things to say about their teachers! Their teachers have a great impact on their future and I am grateful for the time that they put into their curriculum and the passion that they demonstrate to my daughters towards education! Thanks to all of the faculty and staff who have impacted their lives and to those that will in the near future! You're the greatest! Angie Saggese
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2007

Over past 15 years, has had strong ELA curriculum. Strong progressive elementary programs. There are 10 new teachers this year due mostly to retirements.
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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 32% in 2014.

19 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

18 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
89%
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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
35%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

24 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%
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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
20%

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

25 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
71%
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 29% in 2014.

21 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
15%

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

21 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
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 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 29% in 2014.

31 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
16%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

28 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
69%
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 36% in 2014.

19 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
37%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%
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

Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
38%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
86%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
80%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
92%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
84%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
81%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
82%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

10 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
92%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 Students80%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%

Chemistry

All Students81%
Female75%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant81%

Earth Science

All Students78%
Female78%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%

English

All Students81%
Female100%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%

Geometry

All Students85%
Female93%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%

Global History and Geography

All Students96%
Female91%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%

Integrated Algebra

All Students97%
Female95%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%

Living Environment

All Students96%
Female93%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students97%
Female100%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 1 93% 48%
Hispanic 2 3% 23%
Black 2 2% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 240%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 2%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 9%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 2%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MR. MICHAEL MILLER

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
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42 W Main St
Milford, NY 13807
Phone: (607) 286-3349

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