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  1. Pleasantville High School Pocantico Hills Report November 17, 2008 Dr. George Cancro

  2. Presentation • Pocantico Hills Achievement Report • Support Services and Special Education

  3. Pleasantville High School • 580 students enrolled 2007-2008 • 63 students from Pocantico Hills (11%) • 9 to1 student/faculty ratio • 100% of faculty have earned Master Degree • 60% of faculty have 30+ credits beyond the masters level • 7% hold Doctoral Degree • 60% of faculty are veteran staff with greater than 10 years experience in their field

  4. Special Resources • Construction project that will upgrade the entire high school complex • Jacob Burns Film Center • TV Studio • Smartboards in every classroom • State of the art Language Lab • Science/Math portable laptop cart • Two state of the art computer labs • Two all purpose synthetic athletic turf fields • Athletic trainer

  5. Graduating Class of 2008 • 94% graduated with a Regents Diploma • 71% Advanced Designation • 29% Regents • 6% graduated with Local Diploma • 98% of the class enrolled in college • Students were awarded $2,881,550 in scholarships • 3 National Merit Finalists, 1 National Hispanic Scholar and 8 Letters of Commendation • AP Scholars – 12, AP Scholars w/ Honors – 9, AP Scholar w/ Distinction – 19, National Scholar - 6

  6. Pocantico Hills Class of 2008 • 13 of 14 students graduated with Regents Diploma • 11 of 14 students graduated with Advanced Designation • 100% enrolled in and attending college • $158,500 in academic and need based scholarships • AP Scholars – 1, AP Scholar w/ Distinction - 1

  7. Academic Programs offered at Pleasantville High School • Advanced Courses • 18 Advanced Placement courses • 12 Honors level courses • SUNY Albany Science Research Program • PACE University Bridges Program • Special Education Offerings • Integrated/Co-teaching – grade 9 all core areas • Modified Program • English/social studies grades 9-12 • Math/science – 3 year program each discipline • Extended courses are offered in math, science and world languages

  8. Academic Programs Offered at Pleasantville High School • World Languages offered – Spanish, French and Italian • 76% of seniors enrolled in 4th year of math • 61% of seniors enrolled in 4th year of science 47% of juniors and seniors combined continue with a 4th or 5th year of foreign language

  9. Electives • English • Drama/Theatre, TV Production, Creative Writing, Public Speaking, Mystery, Children's Literature, SAT Critical Reading • Social Studies • Psychology, Sociology, Cinema Through Time, Justice in Society, • Math • Math 12, Topics in Math, Intro to Computer Programming I & II, SAT Math • Science • Criminalistics, Nutrition & Fitness, Virus & Disease, Topics in Chemistry, Conceptual Physics • Visual Arts • Studio I & II, Ceramics I & Advanced, Photography, Digital Darkroom, Drawing, Painting, Computer Graphics I & II, Animation, Advanced Studio I & II • Performing Arts • Band, Concert Chorus, Orchestra, Music Theory I, II and AP level, Jazz Ensemble • Technology • Computer Aided Draft and Design I & II, Web Page Design • Physical Education/Health – Fitness for Life, Strength Training and Issues in Women's Health

  10. National Honor Societies • NHS – 55 members, 1 Pocantico member • Science – 43 members, 2 Pocantico members • Spanish – 35 members, 3 Pocantico members • French – 31 members • Art – 45 members, 6 Pocantico members

  11. ECHO Student Government Yearbook Math Team Literary Magazine – Reflections Forensics Performing Arts Club 121 Art Club Human Rights Club Mystery Book Circle Gay Straight Alliance Mock Trial Drama Club Dance Team Panther Tracks (Newspaper) Anime Investment Club Chess Light/Sound/Stage Crews Environmental Club Ski Club United Nations Friends of Rachel Badminton Visions Co-curricular Clubs

  12. Performing Arts Program • Fall Drama • Spring Musical – Hello, Dolly • Chorus • Orchestra • Concert Band, Wind Ensemble • Jazz Band • Panther Spirit Band – 75 members • Camerata • Razor’s Edge

  13. Varsity & JV Girls’ Soccer Varsity & JV Boys’ Soccer Varsity & JV Field Hockey Varsity & JV Volleyball Varsity Girls’ Swimming Varsity Girls’ Tennis Varsity Girls’ Cross Country Varsity Boys’ Cross Country Varsity & JV Football Varsity Ice Hockey Varsity & JV Girls’ Basketball Varsity & JV Boys’ Basketball Varsity Boys’ Swimming Varsity Wrestling Varsity Cheerleading Varsity Winter Track – Girls/Boys Varsity & JV Softball Varsity Boys’ Tennis Varsity Girls’ track Varsity Boys’ Track Varsity & JV Baseball Varsity & JV Boys’ Lacrosse Varsity & JV Girls’ Lacrosse Varsity Golf – Girls/Boys Athletic Teams

  14. Programs of Interest • Community Service Internship Program – students spend the entire year working with students in classrooms at BRS (elementary school) • PIA – Pleasantville International Association • VISIONS

  15. Pocantico Hills Student Awards2007-2008 School Year • 12th Grade: • Most Improved English Student – Jamie McLean • Outstanding Achievement in Math B2 –Jamie McLean • Veteran of the Year – Liane Tomasetti • Outstanding Achievement in TV Production – Cerene Belli • Outstanding Student Director – Sonia George • Outstanding Actor – Liane Tomasetti • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards - Liane Tomasetti • Community Scholarship Fund Award – Anna Praino, Alexa Woolley • National Art Honor Society – Dana DeSousa • Richard F. Modica Memorial Scholarship – Liane Tomasetti • Veronica Mastafiak Memorial Scholarship – Jamie McLean • Rosebury Scholarship – Elizabeth Villegas

  16. Pocantico Hills Student Awards2007-2008 School Year • 11th Grade: • Wellesley College Book Award • Arielle Trapp • Outstanding Achievement in English 11 • Victoria Sanabria • Spanish National Honor Society Inductee • Arielle Trapp • 10th Grade: • US Air Force Mathematics Awards • Angelica Schwartz • Most Improved Sophomore Choral Performer • Frank Leone • National Art Honor Society Inductee • Carolyn Fleder • 9th Grade: • Outstanding Achievement in Global 9 • Sarah Lewis • Outstanding Achievement in Honors Biology • Lloyd Brown III

  17. Pocantico Hills Student Participation 2007-08 • Pocantico Hills students participating in one or more Pleasantville High School extra-curricular and/or co-curricular activities • 9th Grade 88% (22 of 25) • 10th Grade 88% (15 of 17 ) • 11th Grade 86% (6 of 7) • 12th Grade 79% (11 of 14)

  18. Colleges Acceptances for Pocantico StudentsClass of 2008 Most/Highly Competitive Colleges Emerson College New York University Pennsylvania State University Stony Brook University University of Delaware (2/1)

  19. College Acceptances ContinuedClass of 2008 Very Competitive Colleges Drew University Marist College Messiah College Northeastern University Quinnipiac University Rochester Institute of Technology SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry University of Alabama University of Arizona University of Connecticut University of Massachusetts, Amherst Wagner College York College of Pennsylvania

  20. College Acceptance ContinuedClass of 2008 Competitive Colleges Adelphi University Manhattanville College Assumption College Sacred Heart University Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (2/1) St. John’s University Clarion University of Pennsylvania Temple University East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Texas A & M University Emmaus Bible College Towson University George Mason University The College of St. Rose Hofstra University (2/1) University of Hartford Hunter College of the CUNY University of New Haven L.I. University , C.W. Post Campus University of Rhode Island (3/1) LaSalle University Lehman College of the CUNY

  21. College Acceptances ContinuedClass of 2008 Less or Non-Competitive Colleges Berkeley College of White Plains Mercy College Westchester Community College (2/2) Rhode Island College (2) Dominican College of Blauvelt

  22. Analysis of Standardized Assessments for the 2007-08 School Year

  23. Pocantico Grade 9 25 Grade 10 17 Grade 11 7 Grade 12 14 Pleasantville Grade 9 147 Grade 10 169 Grade 11 133 Grade 12 131 Enrollment Figures2007-08Pocantico Hills/Pleasantville

  24. English

  25. Integrated Algebra I

  26. Math A

  27. Math B

  28. Global History and Geography

  29. US History

  30. French

  31. Spanish

  32. Biology

  33. Earth Science

  34. Chemistry

  35. AP EnrollmentClass of 2008 • AP Classes are open enrollment classes • 377 Exams were written with 82% achieving a score of 3 or better • 6% of the exams were taken by Pocantico Hills students

  36. AP Biology

  37. AP Calculus

  38. AP Chemistry

  39. AP Computer Science

  40. AP English Language/Composition

  41. AP English Literature/Composition

  42. Environmental Science

  43. AP European History

  44. AP French Language

  45. AP Government and Politics

  46. AP Music Theory

  47. AP Physics

  48. AP Psychology

  49. AP Spanish Language

  50. AP Statistics