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Sanfordville Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 627 students

 

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Posted October 23, 2008

Sanfordville is an excellant school for children. Teacher's are exceptional and staff is friendly. This school offers alot of programs for all interests. Sanfordville has an open door policy, that parents can come in and have lunch with kids. Parents have numerous opportunities to get involved doing various activities throughout the year. Kids love the teachers and staff! That's something to be proud of!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2008

principal is not hands on with staff and also students lacks code of conduct teachers and staff are not treated fairly and kitchen staff is very acommadating to the children in all aspects.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2006

Those parents that want to get involved can at all class levels. The teachers are very supportive of students. The computers are very old though in the lab and in the classrooms. I understand this is typical throughout the elementary level in warwick. Surprisingly you would think they would be more up dated with this area since it is so quickly growing. Overall the support of the staff is wonderful for the students
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 9, 2006

This state of the art elementary school is one of the finest schools in the region. An experienced and pro active staff make the children the focal point.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2005

Very nice schhol with good teachers. My kids had a great experience. Mr. Hoctor is an awesome teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2005

It's a fairly new school with all bldg upgrades; the layout is great; the principal is hands on; the pta does a great job of entertaining the children with many functions; the classrooms are very reflective of the children; there are computers in every class as well as a computer classroom; the staff is friendly and caring; the teachers are very involved with their students; there is art, music, gym, available to all. The children are happy and enjoying achool. It shows through all the hallways and the classrooms.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2003

Dynamic, forward thinking school. Their optional 'Partners in Education' program promotes student-centered learning in interdisciplinary, multi-age classes with dedicated teachers that encourage parental involvement. It's been a great experience for our whole family.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 31% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
81%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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 31% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
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 2012-2013 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. 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

All Students50%
Female63%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities8%
General population55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

Math

All Students43%
Female48%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilities0%
General population49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

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

English Language Arts

All Students46%
Female62%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities9%
General population55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%

Math

All Students45%
Female48%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities10%
General population54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%

Science

All Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities91%
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

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

English Language Arts

All Students45%
Female40%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities7%
General population51%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%

Math

All Students52%
Female46%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities14%
General population57%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant52%
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, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. 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.

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

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
White 1 89% 48%
Hispanic 1 6% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 2% 9%
Black 2 2% 19%
Two or more races 2 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 26%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 2%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 51%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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  • MR. ROGER LONGFIELD

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144 Sanfordville Rd
Warwick, NY 10990
Phone: (845) 987-3300

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