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Terryville Road School

Public | K-5 | 509 students

 

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Posted April 20, 2010

The school is fun, educational and like one happy family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

My child is happy with his teachers and friends and is learning a variety of subjects.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2009

Terryville school has been and will be teaching my child for the next five years and she loves it there..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2009

My family loves this school because you won't find a more dedicated principal or teachers or parents for our children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2009

I love Terryville because of the great people there starting with Mrs. Victor,the principal. The teachers are kind and wonderful educators and the parents are the best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

I love Terryville because it is truly a family. Parents, students, and faculty alike are committed to the best interests of every child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

My children have been in other elementary schools and I have to say that they have never been happier and I can see how their grades have excelled and how they have matured into wonderful students thanks to Terryville.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

Terryville road School is like a big family, it's all about the children. Our principal knows every child and their parents. My children are receiving the greatest education and love their school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

Well qualified teachers, excellent education program
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

Everyone helps everyone out at this school. I have never felt so welcome there and I trust them completely in making sure my children get the education they need.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

Terryville is a great school with fantastic programs and teachers who are committed to their students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

They have done great things to help my child that has special needs. From Mrs. Victor,the principal, to teachers like Mr. Johnson, Mr. King and Mrs. Ports they are all very caring, professional teachers. We call Terryville...'Merryville'!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

The PTA volunteers run programs, such as Project Self Esteem, RIF, the book fair and many more.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

I love how all the teachers, students and parents are all into creating a better world for out future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2009

The involvement of the teachers, parents, faculty and students is incredible.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2009

I think the teachers are wonderful including our principal. There is no other place that cares for our children better the way they do.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The principals and teachers give all of the students one on one attention. In fact, the students feel as though they are at home in a family atmosphere. My daughter was always happy to go to school to learn and be with her friends
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2009

I love this school. My two girls went to Terryville in 2nd grade and will be back this September to start 4th grade. I am very happy for them. They loved the school. I believe it is the Principal who directs this school in such a positive way. She is awesome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2008

The Principal and the PTA are what make this school a success. Mrs. Victor, the principal leads the kids to excellence at every turn. They have an amazing group of teachers. I was a former teachers aid and actually are looking to go back to where I belong. Love that school...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2006

I was a student at Terryville, and was very pleased with what a student I became. I was challenged with tasks that I would never try. The teachers are concerned and will bring you very high academically. The clubs are educational and fun, and a great way to meet new people. Parent involvement is without a doubt wonderful! Great school- take it from an old student!
—Submitted by a former 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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
33%

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 33% in 2014.

51 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

53 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
39%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
74%
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 61% 48%
Hispanic 2 28% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 5% 9%
Black 1 5% 19%
Two or more races 1 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 18%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 130%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 90%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. APRIL VICTOR

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401 Terryville Rd
Port Jefferson Sta, NY 11776
Phone: (631) 474-2834

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