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Forest Park Elementary School

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Forest Park Elementary School has a very enthusiastic Parents and Teachers association working hand in hand to grant its students the best learning experience in grade School. Forest Park School, believes that all children can learn and have fun, appreciate humor, and expand their creativity. Teachers encourage academic growth by using a variety of strategies to address individual needs and learning styles for success. Forest Park Elementary School will provide children with a positive, trusting, safe and supportive environment that develops self-esteem, self-motivation and responsibility.

The Forest Park Elementary School reading program incorporates a balanced literacy approach that includes the following components: read aloud, shared reading, guided reading, literature study, and independent reading. A wide range of literary genres and other materials are used, and instruction varies from full class to small groups to individualized work. The staff understands the profound impact the work they do has on the life of our students. They strive to provide a safe nurturing learning environment where every child can demonstrate their strengths and receive support for their needs. They know that they need to build a partnership with the parents and caregivers of the students if they are going to help all children be successful.


Overview

Forest Park Elementary School

South Colonie Central School District

100 Forest Drive
Albany, NY 12205

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Urban Fringe of a Mid-Size City (Suburb: Large)

518-869-3006 (Phone)

Serving Grades: K-4

Principal: Patrick Gunner

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Student Enrollment Information

Kindergarten
(Half Day)
1st2nd3rd4th
7458596689

Additional Student Information

Total Students
346
Attendance Rate
97%
Suspensions
0
Year Statistics Were Compiled
2005
Student / Teacher Ratio
13.8
Free Lunch
39
Reduced Lunch
17
Student Ethnicities

Student Gender

Staff Information

Full Time Principals
1
Full Time Assistant Principals
0
Other Full Time Professional Staff
2
Full Time Teachers
26
Part Time Principals
0
Part Time Assistant Principals
0
Part Time Teachers
0
Other Part Time Professional Staff
0

Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions

Sub-Group Names
Satisfactory
School Year
Subject:Elementary / Middle School English Language Arts
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Math
All Students
Yes
2006
White
Yes
2006
Economically Disadvantaged
Yes
2006
Subject:Elementary / Middle School Science
All Students
Yes
2006

Regents Results

Subject
Year
# Tested
Percent Passing
 

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