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35 Gilligan Rd

East Greenbush, NY 12061

(518) 477-2731

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 935

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Howard L Goff School

Amazing teachers. Amazing programs. The staff at this school try their hardest and take time out of their days to help their students succeed.

Posted by a other on 07/03/11

First off the Goff Gone Green group won $10,000 for ther efforts to make the school even more green than it already is with its solar panel and great recycling programs.Goff is a great school with great teachers. The only bad thing is the terrible sports teams East Greenbush has year after year. Miss. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/24/09

I am a student at Goff Middle school. It is my last year here, and i am not satisfied with my learning experience. The teachers here are boring, though there are a few exceptions. I previously attended Menands Elementary School and although the population was less than one third of what Goff is, the ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/23/08

i was a student there, im now going into high school but i remember alot of really fun times at goff! the teachers are nice, the classes are good, and the field trips for natures classroom (6th grade), philidalphia (7th grade) and washington d.c. (8th grade) were just plain awesome!

Posted by a student on 08/21/07

This school is great for working with children. They focus on academics first and encourage sports and/or art programs to keep children interested. I am very happy with the teachers I have been involved with.

Posted by a parent on 11/08/05

After reading the previous comments I needed to respond. I have a friend who has a child with special needs & the Goff staff & administration, along with the District PPS has gone above and beyond to see that his child got the support he needed. I have spoken to other parents who feel the same. Hooray ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/14/04

After 3 years of tireless attempts to get my struggling, often failing, child help, I've come to realize this is not of importance in Goff Middle School .As for the issue of parent participation, I have had very negative experiences. This school never admits its something they're not doing, rather they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/09/04

Goff has the potential to become an outstanding school, with a 100% change in administration recently. There are some wonderful and caring staff and administration. Parent participation is at an all time high, despite some adversity in this area. Unfortunately, there are many faculty with serious ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/03

To give you an idea of how we feel about Goff, we plan on moving just to get out of this school district. If you have a child with a learning disability they will get no structured help for the 3 years they are there. I would not recommend this district to my worst enemy!

Posted by a parent on 08/11/03

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NYSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Howard L Goff School
East Greenbush 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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East Greenbush schools — Howard L Goff School is located at 35 Gilligan Rd, East Greenbush NY 12061. 35 Gilligan Rd is in the 12061 ZIP code in East Greenbush, NY The school district for Howard L Goff School is the East Greenbush Central School District. Howard L Goff School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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