About This School
Giffen Memorial Elementary School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of New York in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Giffen Memorial Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Giffen Memorial Elementary School had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New York average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Giffen Memorial Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|The Free School 0.3 miles||n/a|
|School 19 0.4 miles|
|Thomas S O'Brien Academy of Science & Technology 0.5 miles|
|Achievement Academy Charter School 0.7 miles|
|Albany Community Charter School 0.7 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 453
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Giffen Memorial Elementary School had 92% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. New York had 48% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Albany City School District District Spending
In 2011, Giffen Memorial Elementary School had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New York average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Albany City School District
About the NYSA
What is it?
The New York State Assessments are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The tests are also used to evaluate schools and determine each school's accountability status.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 are assessed in English language arts and math, in grades 4 and 8 in science, and in grades 5 and 8 in social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of level 1 through level 4. The goal is for 90% of students to score at or above level 3, the level of proficiency.