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350 Deer Park Rd

Dix Hills, NY 11746

(631) 592-3800

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 480

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Vanderbilt Elementary School

Great School. Have consistently been impressed with the teachers and administrators. They seem to be dedicated towards seeing each client succeed and have often reach out when they expect an issue.

Posted by a parent on 06/19/13

The principal was a big phony. They had a ton of bullying programs yet the teachers and principals could use some education on handling bullying themselves. His values were not sincere at all. That's why my kid goes to private school instead. Parents looking for a school in this area, don't pick this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/12

I think everything in this school could be better. And they should be more careful with kids.

Posted by a parent on 11/11/11

Excellent school, engaged teachers. Originally considering moving kids to a private school, but decided to wait. After 5 years, am consistently impressed with the quality of the education and the balance they offer.

Posted by a parent on 11/02/09

The staff and teachers are so caring and dedicated.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

Very disappointed with the sincerity of this school. The principal is not fully involved with parents and children. Multiple field trips are taken at the expense of parents and school-day academics. Teachers ask for too many supplies and 'gifts.' The test scores have dropped. Better leadership quality ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/07

The principal and teachers need to address problems with bullies and behavioral problems. Better class make-up and much-needed guidance over curriculum and teachers are a major concern with parents. Music program is poor.

Posted by a parent on 02/05/07

I love this school. First, the principal has his priorities in the right place. He's all about the children, staff, curriculum and safety. He's approachable by all, and brings the right spirit into the school. What a total joy. And the teachers are wonderful. I specifically really have a wonderful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/06/06

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Test scores for Vanderbilt Elementary School

NYSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Vanderbilt Elementary School
Half Hollow Hills Central School District
New York
* 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.

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Dix Hills schools — Vanderbilt Elementary School is located at 350 Deer Park Rd, Dix Hills NY 11746. 350 Deer Park Rd is in the 11746 ZIP code in Dix Hills, NY The school district for Vanderbilt Elementary School is the Half Hollow Hills Central School District. Vanderbilt Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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