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Peru Senior High School

Public | 9-12 | 646 students

 

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Posted September 15, 2011

I am intersted in information about Peru H.S,. my son and his family are re locating to the Peru/Plattsburgh area. Thank you. Roland Gallo


Posted September 18, 2008

I am very impressed with the Administrative staff. There are some very difficult kids in this school and the staff does an excellent job and gives each child the consideration and time he or she deserves. My 2 teens attend high school at Peru this year (2008).
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

Caring teachers, administrators and students...just an overall great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2003

Some of the best teachers and students in the district.
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

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.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

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

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
68%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
66%
Earth Science

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

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
82%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
95%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

44 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
78%
Global History and Geography

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

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
64%
Integrated Algebra

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

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
70%
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.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%
U.S. History and Government

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
81%
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 Students68%
Female62%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant68%

Chemistry

All Students79%
Female79%
Male79%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant79%

Earth Science

All Students73%
Female68%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities36%
General population76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%

English

All Students87%
Female89%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities50%
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%

Geometry

All Students78%
Female77%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%

Global History and Geography

All Students69%
Female70%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities24%
General population78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant69%

Integrated Algebra

All Students76%
Female74%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities24%
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant76%

Living Environment

All Students89%
Female89%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities52%
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%

Physics

All Students73%
Female67%
Male82%
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 population73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant73%

U.S. History and Government

All Students78%
Female76%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities36%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
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 2 95% 48%
Black 1 3% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Hispanic 1 0% 23%
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 0%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 230%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 5%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 34%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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  • Christopher Mazzella

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17 School St
Peru, NY 12972
Phone: (518) 643-6400

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