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North Bay Area School

Public | PK-5 | 169 students

 

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Posted January 12, 2006

I am a substitute teacher at North Bay. North Bay is s very impressive building. I have taught in grades 3-6, and I am very impressed with the children's enthusiasm and behavior. The students enjoy reading when asked to read orally and silently and can answer questions about the selections very well. The math interest is kept alive by daily questions over the loud speaker. The principal, Mr. Ziehler, is a very competent leader in the building. He has a smile on his face all day as he visits each class daily. The teachers are very enthusiastic and enjoy a great rapport with the students and each other. They are all extremely helpful to substitutes. There is a system for parent involvement which makes parents feel very comfortable and appreciated. All in all, it is one of the best schools I have ever seen in my 33 year teaching
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 23, 2004

I have 3 children that attend North Bay Elementary and they love this school. They adore their teachers and so do we. The principal, Mr. Zieler, is wonderful. He makes sure he knows all the students by name and also the parents. He's great and so is North Bay.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2003

Last year was my sons final year at North Bay. I wish he could stay here until 12th grade!!! I have nothing but positive things to say.
—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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
25%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

27 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
59%

2013

 
 
52%

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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

22 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

14 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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
76%
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 2 97% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 1% 9%
Hispanic 1 1% 23%
Two or more races 2 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Black 1 0% 19%
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 260%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 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 0%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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  • MS. SHARON KIRCH

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2050 State Rt 49
North Bay, NY 13123
Phone: (315) 245-2640

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