School Details

Cecil H Parker School

461 South 6th Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(914) 665-5040
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 314 students 11 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

5%
15%
32%
9%
17%
42%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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 mee
  • This school in 2014
  • Mount Vernon School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

7%
13%
33%
5%
20%
43%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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 mee
  • This school in 2014
  • Mount Vernon School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

9%
12%
30%
9%
18%
40%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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 mee
  • This school in 2014
  • Mount Vernon School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

0%
11%
29%
12%
20%
38%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 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. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. 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 mee
  • This school in 2014
  • Mount Vernon School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cecil H Parker School is a public middle school in Mount Vernon. The principal of Cecil H Parker School is PRINCIPAL - MS. NATALIE DWECK and can be contacted at pmeed@mtvernoncsd.org. 314 children attend Cecil H Parker School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Hispanic. 5% of the Cecil H Parker School students are "limited in English proficiency." 101% of the 314 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Cecil H Parker School is 11:1. Longfellow Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 94% 78%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Hispanic 2% 14%
Asian 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 1% 6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.09%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 101% 66%
Limited English proficiency 5% 9%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Parker is an excellent school. The principal and teachers are great!

  • (7 years ago)

    I really learn alot and all the teachers are nice (well some)

  • (7 years ago)

    It is a great school my son learns a lot.

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