Lyndon H. Strough Middle School

801 Laurel St, Rome, NY 13440 | (315) 338-5200
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 778
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Tracy O'rourke
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Rome City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $15,923
  • Graduation Rate: 78.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.2
  • Enrolled Students: 5,569

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 778
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 81.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 384 (49.4%)
  • Females: 394 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 81 (10.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 253 (32.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 334 (42.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lyndon H. Strough Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian121.5%
Black668.5%
Asian101.3%
Hispanic384.9%
White65283.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lyndon H. Strough Middle School
  Number Percent
7th Grade39450.6%
8th Grade37448.1%
Ungraded101.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 41-50%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
11.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
47.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
12.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
2.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Lyndon H. Strough Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201045.5%44.6%50.0%
200980.1%77.8%80.3%
200866.4%66.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201058.2%56.7%62.4%
200992.6%90.1%87.3%
200881.4%79.8%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201055.7%53.7%51.0%
200969.7%66.4%68.5%
200847.5%46.5%56.1%
 
Math Test
201053.9%51.1%54.8%
200981.2%77.1%80.2%
200869.5%66.9%69.8%
 
Science Test
201084.0%81.0%71.0%
200984.0%80.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201079.0%76.0%69.0%
200972.0%70.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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