School Details

S S Seward Institute

53 N Main St, Florida, NY 10921
(845) 651-4038
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-12 462 students 12 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

19%
19%
29%
37%
37%
38%

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
  • Florida Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
38%
29%
34%
34%
33%

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
  • Florida Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

40%
40%
36%
18%
18%
22%

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
  • Florida Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
89%
66%
100%
100%
76%
89%
89%
72%
88%
88%
77%
79%
79%
74%
85%
84%
71%
85%
85%
73%
83%
83%
77%
100%
100%
81%
93%
93%
80%

Regents Exams (RE)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Florida Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

S S Seward Institute is a public high school in Florida. The principal of S S Seward Institute is MR. MICHAEL RHEAUME and can be contacted at mrheaume@floridaufsd.org. 462 students attend S S Seward Institute and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 1% of the S S Seward Institute students have "limited English proficiency." 13% of the 462 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at S S Seward Institute is 12:1. John S Burke Catholic High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 76% 76%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Asian 3% %
Hispanic 15% 15%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13% 16%
Limited English proficiency 1% 2%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Seward is a very good school. The teachers are always attentive to the students. They stay after school for any student who needs the extra help. Its up to the student to take advantage of the resources available at the school. My children had IEP and the special education teachers are supurb. They are willing to go the extra mile to get the children to where they need to be. All my children got the help they needed as per IEP and I as a parent had not complaints. I thank god I didn't have problems as others did. We as parents have to be evocates for our children so always be prepare to collaborate with the school regarding your child so they can achieve the best education possible.

  • (5 years ago)

    my step daughter started at Seward this year as a freshman and she loves it she is so much more active in this school and has achieved so much already...she was a Spartan of Excellence and is on the Volleyball team..the teachers and staff are very involved with all the kids and know them by name and have good interactions. It makes her confident and she strives to make them all proud and she also finds them to be easy to speak to. I am happy my other 2 children are in this district

  • (5 years ago)

    Excellent school - Mr. Rheaume and Ms. Moore along with a dedicated teaching staff have made great strides in their constant effort to make this school one of the top performing schools in Orange County. Mr. Rheaume is a no nonsense leader who expects excellence from both teachers and students and in my experience has been very responsive to concerns of parents.

  • (6 years ago)

    I cant think of a better place to send my kids for a quality caring education. Here the principal and assistant principal know all my kids as well as me by name. Thats what a small school can give you. Nobody can fall through the cracks when everyone knows each other so well. S.S.Seward is consistant section 9 winners in Soccer basketball and baseball and this year is the girls NYS Soccer Champs. It seems that yearly the whole town takes a pilgramage out of town to see our kids go for state titles in something. Recently our graduates have headed onto Harvard Yale Cornell American University just to name a few. I believe that most people have to pay private school for the same oppurtunities our kids have here in Seward.

  • (7 years ago)

    Great school we have 3 kids in there. The student to teacher ratio is about 15 off course it is a very small school. Parent involvement is very good. Academics as well as athletics program is excellent!

  • (8 years ago)

    The test scores posted here (as of 09/06) are old. The new principal has really made a huge difference in Seward! Now the school is alive under a caring administration run by a dynamic involved and accessable administration. A great place to learn.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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