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Roxboro Road Elementary School

Public | K-4 | 572 students

 

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2014:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted April 11, 2014

Awful experience here!!! Teachers seem burned out, non problem students are the ones who suffer as they are overlooked and ignored. The principal has no business being a leader of an entire school, I don't think she could lead herself out of a paper bag. Lots and lots of talk and ZERO action or accountability. Office staff is miserable and although I can appreciate a safe and secure learning environment, it is like a jail. Stop by the school around lunch time if you want to hear the lunch ladies berating and belittling the students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 16, 2011

I've had two children go through Roxboro Road Elementary school, and this school is wonderful. The teachers really care about the students and take the time to attend to their individual needs. The principal is very involved. My children have loved going here and it has been an overall wonderful experience!
—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.

Grade level

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
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 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in 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 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2011.

146 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%
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 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 83% 48%
Black 7% 19%
Hispanic 5% 23%
Two or more races 5% 1%
Asian 1% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: 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 69%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 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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  • MS. JACQUELINE GRACE-RASHEED

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