Fort Edward School

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4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
8
Grades
PK-12
Students
564
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
English
54%
State avg: 66%
Algebra I
48%
State avg: 31%
Geometry
17%
State avg: 22%
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2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
71%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
1%
State avg: 17%
Percentage SAT/ACT participation grades 11-12
25%
State avg: 47%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Students
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White
92%
Two or more races
4%
Hispanic
3%
Black
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
304 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
220 Broadway
Fort Edward, NY 12828
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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