West Carthage Elementary School

21568 Cole Rd,

Carthage, NY, 13619-9527

Tel: (315)493-2400
Grades: KG-4

494 students

West Carthage Elementary School serves 494 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
West Carthage Elementary School operates within the Carthage Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 494 students
West Carthage Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
West Carthage Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Carthage Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 13:1
West Carthage Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
West Carthage Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
9%
23%
West Carthage Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
6%
19%
West Carthage Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
78%
48%
West Carthage Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.38 1.03
West Carthage Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
21%
42%
West Carthage Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
15%
7%
West Carthage Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,401 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Carthage Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,401 1,324
Carthage Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $29 MM
District Spending $51 MM $29 MM
Carthage Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,951 $21,692
Carthage Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,846 $21,514
Carthage Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Carthage Senior High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Carthage Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carthage Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Carthage Carthage Senior High School
    36500 Nysroute 26
    Carthage , NY , 13619
    (315)493-5030
    0.7  mi  |  976  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Carthage Carthage Middle School
    21986 Cole Rd
    Carthage , NY , 13619
    (315)493-5020
    0.8  mi  |  1015  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Carthage Carthage Elementary School
    900 Beaver Ln
    Carthage , NY , 13619
    (315)493-1570
    2.9  mi  |  451  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Copenhagen Copenhagen Central School
    3020 Mechanic St
    Copenhagen , NY , 13626
    (315)688-4411
    6.2  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Black River Black River School
    160 Leray St
    Black River , NY , 13612
    (315)773-5911
    7.4  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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