School Details

Centre Avenue Elementary School

55 Centre Ave, East Rockaway, NY 11518
(516) 887-8300
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 359 students 15 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

43%
37%
31%
31%
26%
34%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 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 results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Rockaway Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

31%
40%
30%
29%
35%
36%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 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 results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Rockaway Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

18%
29%
30%
24%
33%
30%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 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 results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Rockaway Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

32%
25%
30%
35%
33%
31%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 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 results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Rockaway Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Centre Avenue Elementary School is a public elementary school in East Rockaway. The principal of Centre Avenue Elementary School is MR. TIMOTHY SILK and can be contacted at tsilk@eastrockawayschools.org. 359 students go to Centre Avenue Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 3% of the Centre Avenue Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 26% of the 359 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Centre Avenue Elementary School is 15:1. St Raymond Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 69% 85%
Asian 6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Multiracial 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 1%
Hispanic 21% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 26% 13%
Limited English proficiency 3% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    On the review of the best education at centre ave. school is untrue to write. Yes this is a small passionate community with good hard working honest people in it but when half a grade fails state test 2 years in a row it is clear education is not priority in this school budget is. How injust to let these students fail 2 years in a row and NOTHING IS BEING DONE TO HELP THESE KIDS OUR FUTURE. This is the last year my children will attend Centre Avenue School. The community has come together after this devastating storm but 50 kids in a classroom is illegal and a major fire hazard. I pray to God there is not a fire Again please remove this school from great schools.com . There is a grade failing year after year and this would not happen in a great school

  • (2 years ago)

    Centre Avenue Elementary School has shown it's true colors after Hurricane Sandy. The faculty and administration have demonstrated very clearly their single most important objective The students. This is a district that functions on an extremely frugal budget in a very small passionate community. Every day every member of this school is working towards the same goal giving the best education possible to our children.

  • (2 years ago)

    When a 4th grade teacher gives 2 mathamatical questions that 3 after school mothers at the after school program cannot answer there is a problem. I think that 4th grade should not be getting so much homework in one day espically when they need to be studying for outrageous history and science tests. My child studied with me on several occassions every single paragraph she knew. Why did the teacher go and ask the trickiest questions that I could not evenanswer. It is right it isn't fair. and it is inhumane. I doubut my child will be at this school next year. The Principalis a nice guy...but known as a "Push over". Im the "b" parent the one one who is around on weekends. But this doesn'tmean I am 100% involved in evrything my child does in and out of school.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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