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Pound Ridge, Fox Lane Schools: NYS Releases Scores

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – The New York State Education Department released the results of the math and English Language Arts (ELA) exams Tuesday taken by all students in grades three through eight from this past May. Based on the results, more students at Pound Ridge Elementary and Fox Lane Middle School met or exceeded proficiency standards in both subjects than those who did not.

Proficiency for each subject was broken into four levels: Level one, below standard, Level two, meets basic standard, Level three, meets proficiency standard, and Level four, exceeds proficiency standard.

Across the state, 52.8 percent of students tested met or exceeded the English proficiency standard and 63.3 percent met or exceeded the standard in math.

The results for Pound Ridge Elementary are as follows:

Grade three English Language Arts (ELA) – Level one, 4.3 percent, Level two, 20 percent, Level three, 70 percent, Level four, 5.7 percent

Grade three math – Level one, 4.3 percent, Level two, 17.4 percent, Level three, 69.9 percent, Level four, 8.7 percent

Grade four ELA – Level one, 2.2 percent, Level two, 28.1 percent, Level three, 69.6 percent, Level four 8.7 percent

Grade four math – Level one, 3.4 percent, Level two, 18.2 percent, Level three, 42 percent, Level four, 36.4 percent

Grade five ELA - Level one, 6.2 percent, Level two, 13.8 percent, Level three, 67.7 percent, Level four, 12.3 percent

Grade five math – Level one, 4.6 percent, Level two, 13.8 percent, Level three, 35.4 percent, Level four, 46.2 percent

The results for Fox Lane Middle School are as follows:

Grade six ELA – Level one, 3.6 percent, Level two, 33.9 percent, Level three, 50 percent, Level four, 12.5 percent

Grade six math – Level one, 1.8 percent, Level two, 19.6 percent, Level three, 51.8 percent, Level four, 26.8 percent

Grade seven ELA – Level one, 1.7 percent, Level two, 36.2 percent, Level three, 62.1 percent, Level four, 0 percent

Grade seven math – Level one, 1.7 percent, Level two, 13.8 percent, Level three, 41.4 percent, Level four, 43.1percent

Grade eight ELA – Level one, 1.8 percent, Level two, 25 percent, Level three, 58.9 percent, Level four, 14.3 percent

Grade eight math – Level one, 3.5 percent, Level two, 8.8 percent, Level three, 45.6 percent, Level four, 42.1 percent

The full test results can be found at the NYS Education Department's website .

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