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Apollo Middle School

Public | 6-8 & ungraded | 701 students

 
 

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Posted December 6, 2010

I have two sons, one is now a Freshman and the other is in 7th grade. I have been very happy with all of their teachers. (Alpha, Zeta, Omega teams). They are all genuine in their care and desire for my sons academic achievement. My older son was on the High Honor roll for almost all of his middle school career and my younger son has been on the Honor Roll for the same. The principals are also highly commendable and personable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2010

the 2 years i have been at apollo i can not get 2 classes fast enough because teachers are alays writing violations when you r trying to get to your next class. i
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 10, 2006

My daughter had the best experience at this school,she enjoyed going to school every day. She loved most of her teachers and was given personal attention when she needed a bit extra help. As a parent, I found the control of the school to be beyond my expectations. The staff have full control and students understand and follow the rules for the most part. I was most impressed with the enforcement of the dress code. I found other schools in Greece to be lax on the code, but Apollo students were sent home if they did meet the code.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2004

As a parent of an 8th grader, and just moving into greece area about a year ago, I truly enjoyed the professionalism of the teachers and sincere concerns about my daughter's academics. The open communication of phone calls, e-mails and the school website helps parents to stay up to date with their child's progress in school.
—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 29% in 2014.

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2012

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

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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 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 29% in 2014.

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2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

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2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
72%
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 36% in 2014.

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2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

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2012

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 65% 48%
Black 2 16% 19%
Hispanic 1 13% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 4% 9%
Two or more races 1 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 24%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 156%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 6%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 9%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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Rochester, NY 14615
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