New York State Charter School Performance

 

Performance on the New York State standardized exams, particularly in English Language Arts and Mathematics, is an important indicator of overall school success, contributing significantly to a school’s ability to meet the goals of its academic acccountability plan.


Updated 8-8-13

                                  2012-13 State Assessments in
                       Mathematics and English Language Arts Posted

SUNY Authorized Charter Schools Continue to Lead Sector

 
   
   
   

In 2012-13, the New York State Testing Program aligned with the Common Core State Standards for the first time. SUNY's analysis of the State data released to date shows that in:

Mathematics

  • 82% of SUNY authorized charter schools outperformed their district of location in mathematics.
  • In New York City, where the largest percentage of SUNY charter schools are located, SUNY schools outperformed their non-SUNY charter school peers citywide: SUNY: 42% proficient; Non-SUNY: 30%.
  • Students in all SUNY authorized charter schools outperformed those in non-SUNY charter schools statewide: SUNY: 36%; Non-SUNY: 28%.
  • On average, students in SUNY authorized charter schools outperformed those in all public schools in New York State on the mathematics assessment: SUNY: 36%; All Public Schools: 31%.
  • 14 schools authorized by SUNY, or 19% of the schools with testing grades in its portfolio, scored above the 90th percentile among all public schools throughout New York State.

 

English Language Arts

  • 76% of SUNY authorized charter schools outperformed their district of location on the English language Arts assessment.
  • In New York City, where the largest percentage of SUNY charter schools are located, SUNY schools outperformed their non-SUNY charter school peers citywide: SUNY:  31% proficient;  Non-SUNY: 21%. 

  • The ELA performance of SUNY charter schools in New York City matched the state-wide average.


  • SUNY authorized charter schools outperformed all non-SUNY charter schools statewide: SUNY:  27%;  Non-SUNY: 20%.


  • The top 10 charter schools with the highest percentages of students proficient in English language arts statewide were authorized by SUNY.

 

       DOWNLOAD SUNY ANALYSIS OF STATE-WIDE  TEST DATA TODAY!

Sortable file contains test data from 2006-07 through 2012-13. SUNY compares the grades tested in the charter school to those same grades tested in the district of location. Sort by area of the state, school district, or authorizer; sort by average proficiency or the percent difference between the charter school and district schools. This table is provided as part of SUNY's ongoing commitment to transparency:

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

Comparative Performance Effect Size Calculators

 

The Institute's Comparative Performance Analysis examines a school's performance on the New York State English language arts and mathematics assessments in comparison to demographically similar public schools state-wide. These Effect Size calculators accept information about a school's demographics and assessment outcomes and use it to generate ELA or math Effect Sizes.

 

2010-11 Effect Size Calculator

2011-12 Effect Size Calculator

2012-13 Effect Size Calculator