Colonie Central High School

Colonie Central High School serves 1,666 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Colonie Central High School operates within the South Colonie Central School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1666 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 118 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,666 students
Colonie Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Colonie Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 118 teachers
Colonie Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Colonie Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more 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 14:1 14:1
Colonie Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
9%
Colonie Central High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Colonie Central High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
9%
18%
Colonie Central High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
76%
46%
Colonie Central High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Colonie Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Colonie Central High 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.
0.41 0.36
Colonie Central High 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.
15%
42%
Colonie Central High 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.
4%
5%
Colonie Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,006 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,454 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,223 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name South Colonie Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 5,006 926
South Colonie Central   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 87%
South Colonie Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $89 MM $29 MM
South Colonie Central   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $88 MM $30 MM
South Colonie Central   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,454 $23,859
South Colonie Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,223 $24,841
South Colonie 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 New York State Department Of Corrections (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sand Creek Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roessleville School (0.4 miles away)
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