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Pine Tree Elementary School

Public | 2-5 | 891 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2013:
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2011:
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6 reviews of this school


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Posted March 24, 2014

This school district is one of the best I would say. My son is in this school and as a parent we are happy with what they teach.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 26, 2013

Pine Tree is an excellent school with great teachers! Both my daughters attend this school and we the very happy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2011

I find this school to be one of the best around. As an elementary teacher who has worked in various settings came to see that this school offered my daughter the best opportunities to be successful as a student. The teachers she has had with this district has challenged her on all levels but was caring enough to help her when she had some struggles. In my mind as a teacher AND a parent this school and district is one of the best in the state even though this site has only given it a 6 out of 10.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2010

The leadership has improved and the atmosphere is benefiting. This school focuses on academics but remembers that the children learning here are still "kids". Learning is fun and Pine Tree tries to honor that with excellent teachers and welcome parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2010

This elementary school is an excellent school. It is one of many elementary schools that is part of the Monroe Woodbury School District. In my opinion, this school is the best out of the elementary schools in the disctrict. There is an excellent teaching staff, many that have been there for 15+ years, that have great experience with all types of children. I went to this school, I have friends and family that teach at this school, and I know parents with students in this school. All are truly satisfied with the level of education provided.


Posted June 3, 2006

This school is one of the best schools i have found.the people here are nice.i just love it.
—Submitted by a student


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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.

212 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
34%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

210 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
46%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
73%
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.

219 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

217 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
59%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

219 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%
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.

214 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

216 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
48%

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

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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 67% 48%
Hispanic 2 17% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 8% 9%
Black 1 8% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 23%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 113%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 50%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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156 Pine Tree Rd
Monroe, NY 10950
Phone: (845) 460-6900

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