Excellent parent involment and attention to students is the goal. This school is working hard to excell in student achievement. The staff seems caring and involved. I think the school as most schools do today spend too much time on state testing scores and not enough on the arts and physical education.
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Posted by a parent on 05/28/08
Mineola Middle School is joyful and child-centered. The Principal and Assistant Principal seem to know each of 640 kids by name. Walking through the halls, I am always amazed at how friendly and polite these children are. Attending a MMS poetry reading in the local library, and watching the kids almost
... Read more knock down their teachers with affection, I thought I was visiting a puppy farm. MMS is academically challenging, and the teachers will stay in the classroom to provide 'lunch lab' so students can receive extra help. The Mineola District's Music Program is absolutely second to none on Long Island. Mineola Middle School's PTA recently received a 2007 National Award of Excellence. We have found this to be a vibrant community with everything one would expect from a small town: homecoming parades, rich traditions, and several generations of alumni. What a nice District in which to live and raise a family! 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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Occupational Therapists, Early Childhood Special Needs, Speech/Language Pathologists
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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.
Adult Education Classes
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English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Mineola schools — Mineola Middle School is located at 200 Emory Rd, Mineola NY 11501. 200 Emory Rd is in the 11501 ZIP code in Mineola, NY The school district for Mineola Middle School is the Mineola Union Free School District. Mineola Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 5 - 7.
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