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Elmwood Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 370 students

 

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Posted May 24, 2011

lack of professionalism displayed by the teachers and office staff. THEY EXCLUDE TROUBLED CHILDREN,AND STICK THEM IN DETENTION OR THREATEN THE PARENTS INSTEAD OF HELPING THEM,ESPECIALLY THE PRINCIPAL. THAT SCHOOL IS A WASTE OF TAX MONEY
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

I love Elmwood because of the community we have there. The parents, students and teachers are wonderful. Everyone works hard and supports each other!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 3, 2007

I am now in the process of transferring my daughter from this school. They try hard, but academically I would like to see higher standards set for my child. I am also concerned about the lack of professionalism displayed by the teachers and office staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2006

Great school with a wonderful after school program.
—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 32% in 2014.

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18%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

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18%
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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.

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16%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

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25%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

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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.

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14%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

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8%
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
Black 2 73% 19%
Hispanic 1 9% 23%
White 1 9% 48%
Two or more races 2 8% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 0% 9%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 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 91%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 4%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 30%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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  • Margaret Morone Wilson

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1728 South Ave
Syracuse, NY 13207
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