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Roosevelt High School

Public | 9-12 | 793 students

 

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Posted March 10, 2013

Roosevelt High school, under the strong leadership of Dr. Stephen Strachan, has become a great learning environment for students full of exciting academically rigorous programs designed to prepare college and career readiness for students. The school is now a full uniform school and the children look like professionals every day! There are several new and innovative extracurricular programs that enhance the educational experience so much that many children are in found school still engaged in programs as late into the evenings. There are programs that give students the opportunity to earn up to 24 college credits before they leave high school and even an onsite culinary institute! Students can choose to take dance, sign language and an array of self- development and sports. I a ninth grader and I am totally please with there experience!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 2, 2011

Roosevelt High School is the worst performing school in Nassau County. I would advise any parent to send their child else where if they can or to private school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 2, 2010

i am not a critic but i deffinately think that with the taxes that us parents have to pay here in roosevelt we can offord to have one of the best high schools in the country. our money is not being utilised in the manner to benefit the one it is supposed to (our kids) we pay for our children's education, where is the money? what is the budget? lack of organization on the part of those in authority.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2008

Roosevelt, as well as other towns in L.I., need more than one high school in the district, that offer diverse courses such as vocational or trade, specialties such as computers culinary, cosmotology. The administration should get tips from city schools. There high schools offer just about everything under the sun, performing arts, culinary, law enforcement, computers, nursing, electronics. Sorry Boces can't be the alternative.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2006

I think this is a quality school. I just moved to the area and am pleased with the services my son has been provided with. I am looking forward to when I can enroll my other kids at Roosevelt.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

The teacher has to have as much interest as student and parents. If not you don't have the unity needed to educate. A smart teacher will tell the student the information and how to obtain more information on thier own. Don't just teach them, teach them how to learn.
—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.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 64% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
11%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
30%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 73% in 2012.

18 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
27%
English

The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

212 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
75%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

95 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
30%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2012.

179 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 72% in 2012.

238 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
45%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 78% in 2012.

190 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
62%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
100%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 79% in 2012.

215 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
76%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students21%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Chemistry

All Students4%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Earth Science

All Students11%
Students with disabilities0%
General population18%

English

All Students83%
Students with disabilities58%
General population86%

Geometry

All Students14%
Students with disabilities6%
General population15%

Global History and Geography

All Students58%
Students with disabilities48%
General population60%

Integrated Algebra

All Students39%
Students with disabilities36%
General population40%

Living Environment

All Students40%
Students with disabilities27%
General population41%

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students82%
Students with disabilities80%
General population82%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 64% 19%
Hispanic 30% 23%
White 5% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 9%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 13%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 43%N/A43%
Source: 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 48%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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School Leader's name
  • MR. STEPHEN STRACHAN

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1 Wagner Ave
Roosevelt, NY 11575
Phone: (516) 345-7203

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