Bolton Central School

Bolton Central School serves 188 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Bolton Central School operates within the Bolton Central School District.

School Overview

The student population of 188 students has declined by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 188 students
Bolton Central School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bolton Central School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Bolton Central School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bolton Central School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 14:1
Bolton Central School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Bolton Central School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Bolton Central School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
18%
Bolton Central School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
95%
46%
Bolton Central School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Bolton Central School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.36
Bolton Central School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
42%
Bolton Central School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Bolton Central School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 188 students has decreased by 30% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $31,510 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $29,984 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Bolton Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 188 926
Bolton Central   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $29 MM
Bolton Central   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $8 MM $30 MM
Bolton Central   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $31,510 $23,859
Bolton Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $29,984 $24,841
Bolton Central   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Warrensburg Junior-senior High School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Warren Central School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warrensburg Elementary School (7.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WarrensburgWarrensburg Junior-senior High School
    6.8 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 381 students103 Schroon River Rd
    WarrensburgNY 12885
    (518)623-2862
    6.87-12381
  • WarrensburgWarrensburg Elementary School
    7.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 424 students1 James St
    WarrensburgNY 12885
    (518)623-9747
    7.5PK-6424
  • Lake GeorgeLake George Junior-senior High School
    9.5 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 430 students381 Canada St
    Lake GeorgeNY 12845
    (518)668-5452
    9.57-12430
  • ChestertownNorth Warren Central School
    9.7 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 543 students6110 Stateroute 8
    ChestertownNY 12817
    (518)494-3015
    9.7PK-12543
  • Lake GeorgeLake George Elementary School
    10.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 410 students69 Sun Valley Dr
    Lake GeorgeNY 12845
    (518)668-5714
    10.5KG-6410

School Reviews

Academics are low. Students receive grades that are not earned. A good percent go to college and leave within the first semester. Parents are afraid to complain due to retribution on their student (Which most BOE people are well aware of and proclaim it doesn't happen) Nice sports program any student that wants to play can. Parents are involved but afraid as are the teacher (THE PRESENT SUPERINTENDENT HAS CUT THEIR JOBS/POSITIONS BECAUSE THEY DO NOT AGREE WITH HIS VIEWS) This superintendent knows someone in NYS Dept of Education. Bolton has NO K-6 special education teacher He cut that position too. NYS Dept of Education WHERE ARE YOU?
- Posted by Parent, 03/22/10

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