Accomplishments & Statistics
We are very proud of our students’ performance on New York State tests, including Regents exams, and the academic progress they achieve while at the Orchard School.
The Orchard School provides students with the ability to succeed in school behaviorally and academically in a therapeutic environment reflective of the Sanctuary commitments.
86% of Orchard School Students participate in New York State Assessments for Grades 3-8 and 9th grade Regents exams.
Students in Grades 3-8 take NYS Exams in ELA & Math. 4th & 8th graders also take the NYS Exam in Science. Each student obtains a raw score, scale score and performance level.
The most significant progress is seen at the 7th and 8th grade levels as compared to the national average for 7th and 8th grade special education and minority populations
75 % of our 4th and 8th grade students perform at or above grade level in Science
9th Grade Regents
Our students take the New York State Regents and are eligible for Regents credits and a Regents diploma.
78 % of our 9th graders achieved a passing score on the Earth Science Regents
89% of our students achieved a passing score on the Algebra Regents
In 2011, 70% the students at the Orchard School passed the Living Environment Regents.
50% of the students who passed received a score of 80 or higher.