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Long Island Schools » Nassau County Schools » Freeport School District Schools

J. W. Dodd Middle School

District: Freeport School District
Address: 25 Pine Street
Freeport, Ny 11520
Phone: (516) 867-5286
Grades: (grades 07 - 08)
                
7
8
Students: 1,084
Type: Regular elementary and secondary schools
Locale: Urban Fringe of Large City
Average Rating:
 
J. W. Dodd Middle School

After successfully completing grade 6, students attend John W. Dodd Middle School. The school houses all 7th and 8th grade students. The instructional schedule includes: Science, Math, Social Studies, English, Reading, Technology, Art, Music, Foreign Language, Health, Home and Career Skills, Physical Education, and Challenge.

The Challenge Course is an exciting opportunity to develop higher order thinking and communication skills. The instructional units include research, problem solving, critical thinking and logic, SAT preparation, persuasive speaking and listening, and refined literature through the Great Books Program.

Instructional areas are supplemented by an extensive list of clubs and service organizations, including the Photography, Art, Crafts, Drama, Environment, French and Spanish Language, Science and Sewing Clubs, as well as Mathletes, Odyssey of the Mind, Future Problem Solving, Yearbook, The Dodd Magazine, Dodd Echo, Peer Mediation, Student Council, and the National Junior High School Honor Society.

Middle School students are offered a variety of intramural and interscholastic sports. Chorus, Band, and Orchestra are available to students interested in these fields.
Nearby public libraries...
Library In City Distance
From School
  Freeport Memorial Library     Freeport     0.27 miles  
  Roosevelt Public Library     Roosevelt     1.42 miles  
  Baldwin Public Library     Baldwin     1.50 miles  
  North Merrick Public Library     North Merrick     1.58 miles  
  Merrick Library     Merrick     1.73 miles  


J. W. Dodd Middle School School Reviews
2 total

Date posted: October 12, 2008
Posted by: former student
Rating:
Review: This school is very good. Before i moved to the Bronx myenglish state test was a level 3 and after i moved it dropped to a level 2.They dont have any social groups so your child won't feel left out when first entering the school.Thr teachers take thier time with you to help you understand this would be a good choice for your child to go to.

Date posted: August 16, 2007
Posted by: school staff member
Rating:
Review: cool school
-- Student Info --
Black, non-Hispanic: 40%
Hispanic: 49%
White, non-Hispanic: 10%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 1%
Attendance rate: 96%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program: 35%
IEP students: 10%
Migrant students: 0%
Limited English proficient: 14%
  
-- Staff Info --
Average years teaching total: 17
Average years teaching in district: 12
First-year teachers: 5%
Bachelor's degree: 17%
Master's degree: 81%
Doctorate degree: 2%
Students per teacher: 11
Student Academic Scores and Performance

Performance measurement: % meeting or exceeding standards
 
Grade 7
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
 
57%
English Language Arts 2006
 
44%
 
Math 2007
 
80%
Math 2006
 
45%
 
Grade 8
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
 
58%
English Language Arts 2006
 
54%
English Language Arts 2005
 
51%
English Language Arts 2004
 
41%
 
Math 2007
 
63%
Math 2006
 
51%
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