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Long Island Schools » Nassau County Schools » Valley Stream #13 School District Schools

James A. Dever Elementary School

District: Valley Stream #13 School District
Address: 585 N Corona Ave
Valley Stream, Ny 11580
Phone: (516) 568-6120
Grades: (grades KG - 06)
Students: 507
Type: Regular elementary and secondary schools
Locale: Urban Fringe of Large City
Average Rating:
 
James A. Dever Elementary School


Mr. Darren Gruen, Principal
James A. Dever School
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Welcome to the James A. Dever Elementary School
At Dever, community and family are cornerstones of what makes our school so special. The faculty and staff, along with the administration, are intensely committed to working together with parents and caregivers, and the greater Valley Stream Thirteen community, to provide the children with nothing but the best we have to offer.The first thing that strikes you when you come to Dever is that our school is a happy place. You are greeted with a smile and everyone is ready and willing to lend a helping hand. The faculty and staff are intently collegial, and each works diligently to foster this sense of community. Additionally, they take very personally the task at hand - to ensure that each and every child develops to their fullest potential; academically, socially, and emotionally. Ask any child, and they will tell you that they love their school, and more importantly, that they are excited and love to come to school. It is here that they find a challenging and nurturing environment in which to test their abilities, make explorations and discoveries, construct meaning, and to make achievements that they can be proud of and celebrate. Ask any parent, and they will tell you that Dever provides opportunities for everyone to participate in and to be a part of this special learning community. Our extremely active parents work cooperatively with the school to enrich our children's educational experience, both during and after school. We encourage citizenship and courtesy, along with caring and sharing.
Nearby public libraries...
Library In City Distance
From School
  Malverne Public Library     Malverne     1.05 miles  
  Henry Waldinger Memorial Library     Valley Stream     1.37 miles  
  Lynbrook Public Library     Lynbrook     1.91 miles  
  Lakeview Public Library     Rockville Centre     2.03 miles  
  Elmont Public Library     Elmont     2.09 miles  


James A. Dever Elementary School School Reviews
5 total

Date posted: November 16, 2008
Posted by: parent of a student
Rating:
Review: This school ia a very well in shape school. I also like the teachers .

Date posted: August 7, 2008
Posted by: current student
Rating:
Review: i just graduated and i am sad because i absolutely love this school!!!!!!!

Date posted: March 18, 2008
Posted by: current student
Rating:
Review: I think James.A.Dever is a great and safe learning center where no child is left behind no matter what. I think James.A.Dever will give all students a good learning experiance.

Date posted: March 14, 2008
Posted by: parent of a student
Rating:
Review: Involved Administration, Committed and Skilled teachers, Great PTA.

Date posted: February 16, 2008
Posted by: current student
Rating:
Review: This school is great I love. Im pretty sad im gonna graduate this year though
-- Student Info --
White, non-Hispanic: 75%
Hispanic: 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 7%
Black, non-Hispanic: 5%
Attendance rate: 96%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program: 6%
IEP students: 8%
Migrant students: 0%
Limited English proficient: 3%
Student Suspensions / Year: 7
  
-- Staff Info --
School Head Principal: Darren Gruen
Full Time Principals: 1
Full Time Teachers: 39
Other Full Time Professional Campus Staff: 2
Average years teaching total: 14
Average years teaching in district: 12
First-year teachers: 0%
Bachelor's degree: 6%
Master's degree: 94%
Doctorate degree: 0%
Students per teacher: 14
Student Academic Scores and Performance

Performance measurement: % meeting or exceeding standards
 
Grade 3
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
 
86%
English Language Arts 2006
 
95%
 
Math 2007
 
99%
Math 2006
 
97%
 
Grade 4
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
 
96%
English Language Arts 2006
 
91%
 
Math 2007
 
99%
Math 2006
 
97%
 
Grade 5
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
 
91%
English Language Arts 2006
 
89%
 
Math 2007
 
94%
Math 2006
 
95%
 
Grade 6
Subject Year Performance
English Language Arts 2007
 
90%
English Language Arts 2006
 
94%
 
Math 2007
 
97%
Math 2006
 
94%
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