Viola Elementary School

557route 202, Suffern, NY 10901 | (845) 357-8315
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 430
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 557 Rt 202, Suffern, NY 10901
  • Principal or Admin: Christine Druss
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 430
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 236 (54.9%)
  • Females: 194 (45.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 8 (1.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 2 (0.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 10 (2.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Viola Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.5%
Black194.4%
Asian388.8%
Hispanic358.1%
White33678.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Viola Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten5613.0%
1st Grade8118.8%
2nd Grade6014.0%
3rd Grade8920.7%
4th Grade7216.7%
5th Grade7216.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 1-10%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
98.0%
District:
96.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
58.0%
District:
61.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
20.0%
District:
11.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
14.0%
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 Viola Elementary School performed on average better than many 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 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201066.6%71.2%54.7%
200992.6%92.0%75.8%
200879.4%84.3%70.1%
 
Math Test
201083.0%83.7%59.1%
200998.5%99.1%92.9%
200894.0%97.1%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201074.3%71.4%56.7%
200983.1%89.4%76.9%
200875.9%79.1%71.1%
 
Math Test
201070.0%78.3%63.8%
200991.7%95.1%87.2%
200893.6%92.7%83.8%
 
Science Test
201091.0%95.0%89.0%
200992.0%96.0%88.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201061.7%63.2%52.5%
200987.7%91.3%82.2%
200890.2%84.8%77.6%
 
Math Test
201082.2%82.3%64.6%
200993.9%96.0%88.1%
200895.7%90.0%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201092.0%95.0%86.0%
200990.0%95.0%86.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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