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New Hyde Park Road School

Public | K-6 | 472 students

 

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Posted July 8, 2013

All four of my children have either graduated from here or are attending right now. Excellent school. Teachers are caring, principal is great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 29, 2011

I went to elementary school here, and it was the greatest place. The music program is phenomenal-I owe all my musical success to Mr. Bruce Dedrick. The teachers were amazing and always willing to stay for extra help. The Odyssey Program was a great way to challenge students.


Posted December 2, 2010

I have 2 kids in this school and find it strange that someone would say that teachers have come close to running over kids. I have never had this problem. My kids are in the 4th and 6th grade and started in K. My kids have had a great learning experience. The staff is easy to talk to if any problem arises. Great music program and any extra help is always there to help the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2010

My daughter is a 4th Grader at NHP Road School, her teacher Mrs. Sohmer is an excellent, inovative teacher! My daughter enjoys learning and is doing very well!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2009

I enjoy the school and everything it has to offer. My daughter's first grade teacher Mrs. Gilligan is fantastic. She pushes the kids to challenge them selves, and be the best that they can be.- pleased parent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2007

This school is fantastic. My son loves it. The principal, Ms. Merenghi, goes out of her way to provide a welcoming and friendly environment. It provides all the benefits of a public school with the feeling of warmth that you would get at a private school. The best school around!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 26, 2007

i go to the nhp road school and its the best i'm graduating this year and i'm going to miss it sooooo much
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 19, 2005

My son will be joining the CSC program in Sept. He attended GCP for the last year. He had lots of questions regarding this school. The CSC Coordinator (Maria) was very helpful, friendly and patient. My son wanted to visit the school so he could be more comfortable. The staff, Principal and Maria was very helpful, informative and patient with him. He had lots of questions and gave a few suggestions also. He seems to be more comfortable now. We are hoping for a wonderful, happy and successful school year in September.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2004

The principal is terrible with kids. Some teachers are great others are all right. The safety is not great. I've almost been hit by teachers' cars plenty of times. So have many other kids. Overall maybe a 2 or 3(maybe)if not worse.
—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 31% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
99%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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 31% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
88%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
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 2012-2013 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. 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

All Students63%
Female68%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander75%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant63%

Math

All Students54%
Female53%
Male55%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant54%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

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

English Language Arts

All Students53%
Female55%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander65%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%

Math

All Students51%
Female46%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander77%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities10%
General population58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%

Science

All Students96%
Female97%
Male94%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities80%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

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

English Language Arts

All Students45%
Female52%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander53%
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities0%
General population56%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%

Math

All Students48%
Female61%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander58%
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities8%
General population57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

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

English Language Arts

All Students67%
Female71%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander75%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%

Math

All Students70%
Female66%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander83%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

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 2 44% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 38% 9%
Hispanic 1 16% 23%
Two or more races 2 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Black 2 0% 19%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 26%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 213%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 55%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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300 New Hyde Park Rd
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone: (516) 354-1205

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