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Clayton A Bouton High School

Public | 9-12 | 395 students

 
 

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3 stars

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2012:
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2011:
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Posted December 14, 2013

I am in the 10th grade now, and there aren't any teachers that I "like". Most of the teachers take a long time handing assignments back, skip over slides on the PowerPoints and some of them are rude to students unnecessarily. As a student, there is some teasing going on at all times, but not really any bullying. There aren't many black people, maybe 2 or 3 per grade, and even less Asians and Hispanics. An upside is there are many clubs (Ski Club, Drama, Science Olympiad, etc.) and most people make the Athletic teams.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 23, 2007

This is an excellent school and is an honor to have my child go here. Very strict and hard at times , and this is what a high school is supposed to be like. Very Very safe. The only negitives are the lack of diverstiy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2005

The Voorheesville Middle School is 6-8th grades and located in a separate 'wing' off the main high school. If you do not drive your 6-8th grader to school, he/she will be riding the school bus with the high schoolers so please be aware. I was not pleased that my 6th grader was learning some 'colorful words' used by the high school students riding the same bus. I think I was more upset that the bus driver and school faculty allow it (swearing is also heard in the hallways during normal conversation). The principal is difficult to contact, you have better luck with the school counselor. Most teachers have been great and supportive and that's probably more important. There are sports activities and clubs through the school and also outside school. Basketball is the #1 sport of choice in this school district. PTA is still prevalent and parents chaperone field trips.
—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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
72%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%
Earth Science

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

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
97%
English

The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

90 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
93%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

19 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

91 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
88%
Global History and Geography

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
93%
Integrated Algebra

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

91 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
96%
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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
90%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
U.S. History and Government

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%
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 Students67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Chemistry

All Students96%
Students with disabilities67%
General population100%

Earth Science

All Students91%
Students with disabilities84%
General population91%

English

All Students92%
Students with disabilities69%
General population97%

Geometry

All Students94%
Students with disabilities80%
General population96%

Global History and Geography

All Students99%
Students with disabilities91%
General population100%

Integrated Algebra

All Students93%
Students with disabilities75%
General population96%

Living Environment

All Students99%
Students with disabilities100%
General population99%

Physics

All Students74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population74%

U.S. History and Government

All Students97%
Students with disabilities90%
General population98%
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
White 92% 48%
Asian 3% 9%
Black 2% 19%
Hispanic 2% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 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 8%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 25%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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Voorheesville, NY 12186
Phone: (518) 765-3314

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