School Details

Dr Weeks Elementary School

710 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203
(315) 435-4097
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 712 students 15 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

4%
9%
31%
3%
8%
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
  • Syracuse City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

7%
9%
30%
4%
11%
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
  • Syracuse City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

2%
8%
30%
0%
6%
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
  • Syracuse City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Dr Weeks Elementary School is a public elementary school in Syracuse. The principal of Dr Weeks Elementary School is MR. DARE DUTTER and can be contacted at ddutter@scsd.us. 712 students go to Dr Weeks Elementary School and identify as Asian/Pacific Islander; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 18% of the Dr Weeks Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 89% of the 712 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Dr Weeks Elementary School is 15:1. Merriday School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

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

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 4%
Asian 6% %
Black, non-Hispanic 52% 54%
Multiracial 3% %
White, non-Hispanic 24% 29%
Hispanic 12% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 75%
Limited English proficiency 18% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    My nephew graduated from Dr. Weeks and went on to graduate from highschool and college in N Carolina. He gave a beautiful graduation speech and was so inspired by his teachers and other staff. He was a talented artist and went to college and graduated with a degree in cinematography. He has traveled the globe working but is based in LA. Please take a look at his 2010 portfolio. You all will be proud. Just type in brucefranciscole.com/narrative

  • (5 years ago)

    I used to work at this school as a Literacy Corps Tutor from Syracuse University Granted program for college students-- the teachers truly care about their students and their well-being. I saw firsthand the learning that happens at this school. The schools here in VA do not compare to Dr. Weeks.. Dr. Weeks is great!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    This is the worst school I have ever seen. STudents have no respect for teachers or staff members not even for principal. I never saw a school like all over United States.

  • (6 years ago)

    The teachers and administration of whom I've dealt with at this school simply do not care at all. Maybe they are overwhelmed with the a lot of the students that lack discipline. Most of my phone calls went unanswered.

  • (6 years ago)

    Great school and program. Staff caring. Very community oriented. Their motto is truly their mission.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school in my opinion is one of the worst I've came across. I do not recomend enrolling your child in this school! please take my word for it!

  • (7 years ago)

    The school did a wonderful job with my grandson last year in Kindergarten. He needs special help and they are there for him and I am very thankful to the teachers for that!

  • (7 years ago)

    I have 2 children at Dr. Weeks and I could not be happier. The teachers truly care about the children and their continued progress. They strive for excellance and somehow manage to do all this in a fun atmosphere. Not only is their academic experience excellent but their music and arts program is tremendous as well. Dr. Weeks modo 'A community of caring and sharing'. They begin every day with the Dr. Weeks pledge where they pledge to be good honest and caring citizens. They are taught to be proud of their heritages and respect others for their differences. Dr. Weeks is a wonderful school with terrific teachers and administrators. And did I mention the after school program!? My children are enrolled in that as well. The gentleman in charge of that program is terrific as are the people he has working with him!

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Overall score

(based on 13 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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