Rensselaer Junior/senior High School

Rensselaer Junior/senior High School serves 421 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School operates within the Rensselaer City School District.
Rensselaer City School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 421 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 421 students
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 12:1 14:1
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
11%
9%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
7%
25%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
11%
18%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
67%
46%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
1%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
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.
0.53 0.36
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
39%
42%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High 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.
6%
5%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Rensselaer City School District's student population of 1,102 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 64% over five years.
The revenue/student of $22,121 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $19,992 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Rensselaer City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 1,102 926
Rensselaer City   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 87%
Rensselaer City   School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $29 MM
Rensselaer City   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $22 MM $30 MM
Rensselaer City   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,121 $23,859
Rensselaer City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,992 $24,841
Rensselaer City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 New York State Office Of Children And Family Servi (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New York State Office Of Children And Family Servi (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Rensselaer Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • RensselaerVan Rensselaer Elementary School
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    0 miles
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    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-4618
    0PK-6668
  • AlbanyArbor Hill Elementary School
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    1.5 miles
    1 Arbor Dr
    AlbanyNY 12207
    (518)475-6625
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    Grades: 5-12 | 441 students
    1.5 miles
    Capital View Office Park
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)473-7793
    1.55-12441
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    Grades: 5-8 | 308 students
    1.6 miles
    1 Dudley Heights
    AlbanyNY 12210
    (518)694-9494
    1.65-8308
  • AlbanyNorth Albany Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 383 students
    1.6 miles
    570 North Pearl St
    AlbanyNY 12204
    (518)475-6800
    1.6PK-8383

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