Rensselaer Park Elementary School

Rensselaer Park Elementary School serves 507 students in grades 3 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Rensselaer Park Elementary School operates within the Lansingburgh Central School District.

School Overview

The student population of 507 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 507 students
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rensselaer Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rensselaer Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 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 13:1 14:1
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
11%
25%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
17%
18%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
66%
46%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
6%
1%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Rensselaer Park Elementary 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.
0.53 0.36
Rensselaer Park Elementary 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.
50%
42%
Rensselaer Park Elementary 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.
8%
5%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,415 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,433 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,987 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Lansingburgh Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 2,415 926
Lansingburgh Central   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $29 MM
Lansingburgh Central   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $41 MM $30 MM
Lansingburgh Central   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,433 $23,859
Lansingburgh Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,987 $24,841
Lansingburgh 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 Lansingburgh Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Knickerbacker Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Schaick Island School (0.8 miles away)
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