The Miller Place School District saw a mixed bag with New York State Education Department test, with improvements in some areas but stagnation and decreases in others.
That’s according to a report revealing English and math test scores for elementary and middle school students recently released by the state’s education department.
Superintendent Marianne Higuera hopes to see growth within the district in the coming years.
"We saw improvements in a few of the New York State test scores, but there is always room for academic growth," she said. "Everyone in the Miller Place School District is committed to putting innovative programs into place, within the budget parameters, that will help foster further improvements to help our students meet and exceed the state testing standards."
Here's how Miller Place fared with regard to meeting or exceeding proficiency standards in English (ELA) and math exams.Grade/Test 2010-2011 2011-2012 3-ELA 66.8% 66.1% 3-Math 73.9% 72.9% 4-ELA 66.1% 77.3% 4-Math 73.5% 84.2% 5-ELA 69.5% 74.1% 5-Math 81.6% 66.6% 6-ELA 76.7% 73.1% 6-Math 75.5% 73.8% 7-ELA 63.6% 73.6% 7-Math 80.4% 84.2% 8-ELA 65.1% 66.8% 8-Math 67.3% 69%
See the full state report for a school-by-school breakdown and to see how neighboring districts performed. The analysis from 2011 is also available. For a look at Rocky Point's results and reaction from administration, .