West Carthage Elementary School

21568 Cole Rd

Carthage, NY 13619-9527

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

526 students

West Carthage Elementary School serves 526 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
West Carthage Elementary School operates within the Carthage Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 526 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 526 students
West Carthage Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
West Carthage Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Carthage Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 17:1 13:1
West Carthage Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
8%
West Carthage Elementary School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
12%
24%
West Carthage Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
8%
19%
West Carthage Elementary School Black (1989-2013)
White
74%
47%
West Carthage Elementary School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
5%
1%
West Carthage Elementary School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Carthage Elementary School Sch Ethnicity
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.
0.43 0.36
West Carthage Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
20%
41%
West Carthage Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
13%
7%
West Carthage Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,453 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Carthage Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,453 1,015
Carthage Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $29 MM
Carthage Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Carthage Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carthage Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carthage Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CarthageCarthage Senior High School
    36500 Nysroute 26
    CarthageNY 13619
    (315)493-5030
    0.3 mi | 947 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CarthageCarthage Middle School
    21986 Cole Rd
    CarthageNY 13619
    (315)493-5020
    0.3 mi | 1063 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • CarthageCarthage Elementary School
    900 Beaver Ln
    CarthageNY 13619
    (315)493-1570
    2.6 mi | 462 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • CopenhagenCopenhagen Central School
    3020 Mechanic St
    CopenhagenNY 13626
    (315)688-4411
    6.6 mi | 487 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Black RiverBlack River School
    160 Leray St
    Black RiverNY 13612
    (315)773-5911
    7.6 mi | 455 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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