2 Parent Reviews for General Herkimer Elementary School
This school had a great principle who took charge of situations so the school was safe. We have a new principle who puts situations to the side and does not know the kids like the old principle. One thing I can say positive, is the teachers are great, they know how to control their class and teach all
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Posted by a parent on 08/24/07
I find General Herkimer to be an adequate school. Their range of teahers goes from very good, to just O.K. I like their academic programs, the seem to prepare students well for when they move on. I don't hear much about extracurricular activities, so I don't know how to rate them. Parent involvement
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School Profile for General Herkimer Elementary School
NYSA* Test Scores
Test Year: 2012
General Herkimer Elementary School
Utica City School District
* 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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English / Language Arts, ESL/Bilingual/ESOL
Business and Technology, Computer Technology and Repair
Early Childhood Special Needs
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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
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.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
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
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Utica schools — General Herkimer Elementary School is located at Keyes Rd, Utica NY 13502. Keyes Rd is in the 13502 ZIP code in Utica, NY The school district for General Herkimer Elementary School is the Utica City School District. General Herkimer Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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