My son just entered sixth grade and had a difficult transition, but the structure was helpful in that sixth graders stayed together as a team for the most part to ease into the middle school routine. For the seventh and eighth grades, there will be more independent classes. The curriculum is good and
... Read more they do cover a lot in each subject area. Also, there is a web-based homework and assignment tracker which is very helpful for parents to stay on top of what the student needs to do. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/02/12
The school does an excellent job of providing educational assistance for children who need help to keep up with their work. However, their 'open enrollment' policy in advance placement classes, creates a situation where they lower the standards and slow the pace down in the accelerated classes so that
... Read more the children who should not be in the class do not fall behind. It is a real diservice to 90% of the children who belong in the class. The school recommends who should be in the accelerated classes and then gives the parent the option to put their child in the class regardless of the childs ability. Read less
* 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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Gifted and Talented
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general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
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Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
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Jericho schools — Jericho Middle School is located at 99 Old Cedar Swamp Rd, Jericho NY 11753. 99 Old Cedar Swamp Rd is in the 11753 ZIP code in Jericho, NY The school district for Jericho Middle School is the Jericho Union Free School District. Jericho Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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