George Fischer Middle School

  • George Fischer Middle School serves 1,326 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • George Fischer Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • George Fischer Middle School's student population of 1,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Fischer Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Fischer Middle School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2653 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
67%
43%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Fischer Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Fischer Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarmel Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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I was very disappointed at the fact there is no extra help for the 5th graders. I even called the principal's office and received no call back from the principal just a message from the office saying that they can't make the teachers stay to help the kids. I also inquired about a counselor and was told 5th graders don't have counselors. This is not what I expended from a school in an area where the property taxes very high.
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The school has its flaws but I`m not going to be that student who whines over it. I say it is an average school and handles situations like any other school would.
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They have to much work and no good ideas for games in gym.
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