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Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School

Charter | K-8 | 393 students

 

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Posted March 6, 2010

my daughter comes home and speaks spanish i am over joyed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2009

Not impressed with the school or what it offers. There is no diversity in this school and some of the educators at the school are not encouraging to the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2007

This school is highly regimented. The children are learning dual languages daily, taught in a way that is conversational and natural; not forced and institutionalized. Children are exceeding state requirements on standardized tests and parent involvment at the school is phenomenal. This school has seen continous growth since its inception and will likely continue to see growth in the next five to ten years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2005

I am satisfied with the school it provides a safe environment, bilingual education and helpful staff.
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Posted February 6, 2005

Absolutely one of the best charter schools in Rochester. They have the children in a full day Spanish class, the next day they are in a full day English classroom. My child is Puerto Rican and African American and I want my child to have the chance to learn spanish. EMHCS has helped my child to stay close to her spanish roots. Plus they have added more grades so the school has grades K-6.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
24%

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
86%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
13%

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

46 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

40 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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
34%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

42 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
46%

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
54%
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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
24%

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

42 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
87%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
3%

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
16%

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
86%
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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
31%

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

25 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
16%

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%
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
Hispanic 1 58% 23%
Black 2 38% 19%
Two or more races 2 3% 1%
White 2 1% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 0% 9%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Female 152%N/A49%
Male 148%N/A51%
Limited English proficient 14%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 273%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 11%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 7%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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938 Clifford Ave
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