This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More
Academics
5/10
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.


Subject
% Proficient
NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
35%
State avg: 31%
English
71%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
30%
State avg: 22%
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3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is 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.)


Parent tip

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
79%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 67%
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9/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Good news!

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


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
2/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
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White
93%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
2%
Black
2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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
179 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
77%
State avg: 92%
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6 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
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3 0
2 1
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Neighborhood
400 Peru Road
Groton, NY 13073
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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