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Mohansic School

Public | K-3 | 420 students

 

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Posted December 14, 2013

Mohansic is a great elementary school with an amazing principal - Mrs. Berry. Many wonderful teachers who truly care about the students well-being (both academically and socially). It's been a great journey for my family at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2008

My family loves mohansic! The staff is motivated and professional. More importantly, my daughter has had wonderful experiences at this school. Way to go Mohansic.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2008

With some trepidation, we transferred our daughter from private school mid-year 2d grade into Mohansic. To our pride and delight, she has flourished. This school is truly a special place: Principal Susie Berry and her administrative staff are thoughtful, responsive and caring; the curriculum very strong; the teachers excellent; even the afterschool Enrichment Program is terrific! The whole school made a concerted effort to welcome in our daughter. We couldn't be happier. Thank you Mohansic.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2008

My son is presently in First grade at Mohansic and my daughter will be attending Kindergarten there in September. The school is truly amazing. My son's teacher is wonderful. Even though I work full-time, I am still able to be actively involved in his education. There are so many things for the kids to get involved with -magic shows, silly hat day, wear your pajamas to school day, family activities, after-school activities, etc... They also have their own 'school mail-box' where you can send your child a letter. The students are encouraged to write to eachother. They are able to take out books daily from the school library. It is a school where everyone there is very concerned about your child. There are no doubts for me. When they say that it is a 'special place,' you really should believe it.
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Posted July 7, 2007

My experience with Mohansic School has been a truly wonderful experience for myself and both of my kids. The principal & teachers have been nothing short of perfect! It truly is a 'special place', and I am glad to be apart of it!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2007

I love this school. Every teacher is loving, enthusiastic, structured, and all of the kids are happy. I'm involved in the PTA, and have been a class mother for both my kids, what a wonderful experience. The staff is available to you at any time, and the principal encourages your involvement, questions, and concerns. The motto is 'Mohansic, a very special place'.
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Posted December 26, 2005

Mohansic is a great school The teachers are wonderful. They offer great music, art and PE classes. Parents feel very welcomed to get involved.
—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 32% in 2014.

103 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

101 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
76%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 1 79% 48%
Hispanic 1 9% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 5% 9%
Two or more races 2 4% 1%
Black 2 3% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 5%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 4%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 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 72%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. SUSAN BERRY

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704 Locksley Rd
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone: (914) 243-8000

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