School Details

Powells Lane School

603 Powells Ln, Westbury, NY 11590
(516) 876-5125
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 3-5 570 students 11 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

15%
18%
31%
17%
19%
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
  • Westbury Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

20%
17%
30%
21%
16%
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
  • Westbury Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

19%
16%
30%
14%
14%
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
  • Westbury Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Powells Lane School is a public elementary school in Westbury. The principal of Powells Lane School is MS. CLAUDIA GERMAIN, whose e-mail is cgermain@westburyschools.org. 570 children attend Powells Lane School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 32% of the Powells Lane School students are "limited in English proficiency." 77% of the 570 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Powells Lane School is 11:1. Red Robin Country Day School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 61% 60%
Black, non-Hispanic 36% 37%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 0.6% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 77%
Limited English proficiency 32% 32%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    MAP program is challenging providing students with regular assignments during class and varied homework which keeps them active in reading math and comprehension skills during week and moderate weekend assignments.

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