Otto L Shortell Middle School

Tel: (315)363-1050
Grades 6-8
505 students
Otto L Shortell Middle School serves 505 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Otto L Shortell Middle School operates within the Oneida City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 505 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 505 students
Otto L Shortell Middle School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Otto L Shortell Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Otto L Shortell Middle School Total Teachers (1995-2014)
Students by Grade Otto L Shortell Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 13:1 14:1
Otto L Shortell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Otto L Shortell Middle School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Black
2%
18%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
94%
46%
Otto L Shortell Middle School White Students (1996-2014)
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.
0.12 0.36
Otto L Shortell Middle School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
36%
42%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Oneida City School District's student population of 2,255 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,212 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,326 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Oneida City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,255 926
Oneida City   School District Students Managed (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $29 MM
Oneida City   School District District Total Revenue (1995-2014)
District Spending $45 MM $30 MM
Oneida City   School District District Spending (1995-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,212 $23,859
Oneida City   School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,326 $24,841
Oneida City   School District District Spending / Student (1997-2014)
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 Canastota High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roberts Street Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peterboro Street Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • CanastotaCanastota High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 716 students
    2.1 miles
    101 Roberts St
    CanastotaNY 13032
    (315)697-2003
    2.17-12716
  • CanastotaPeterboro Street Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 216 students
    2.1 miles
    220 North Peterboro St
    CanastotaNY 13032
    (315)697-2027
    2.1PK-1216
  • CanastotaRoberts Street Middle School
    Grades: 4-6 | 313 students
    2.1 miles
    120 Roberts St
    CanastotaNY 13032
    (315)697-2029
    2.14-6313
  • CanastotaSouth Side Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 203 students
    2.1 miles
    200 High St
    CanastotaNY 13032
    (315)697-6372
    2.12-3203
  • OneidaOneida Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 700 students
    2.9 miles
    560 Seneca St
    OneidaNY 13421
    (315)363-6901
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