Howard L Goff School

Tel: (518)207-2430
Grades: 6-8

936 students

Howard L Goff School serves 936 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Howard L Goff School operates within the East Greenbush Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 936 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 936 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Students by Grade Howard L Goff School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Asian
2%
8%
Hispanic
4%
23%
Black
2%
19%
White
85%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Howard L Goff School Sch Ethnicity Howard L Goff School Sta 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.
0.27 0.35
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.
13%
42%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,287 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name East Greenbush Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,287 1,324
East Greenbush Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $82 MM $29 MM
East Greenbush Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $29 MM
East Greenbush Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,366 $21,692
East Greenbush Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,011 $21,514
East Greenbush 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 Columbia High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Achievement Academy Charter School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Citizen Edmond Genet School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East GreenbushCitizen Edmond Genet School
    29 Englewood Ave
    East GreenbushNY 12061
    (518)207-2680
    0.8 mi | 408 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CastletonQuestar Iii Boces
    Special Education School
    10 Empire State Blvd 2nd Fl
    CastletonNY 12033
    (518)477-8771
    Special Education School

    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • RensselaerHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Red Mill School
    225 Mccullough Place
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)207-2660
    2.2 mi | 408 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CastletonGreen Meadow School
    234 Schuurman Rd
    CastletonNY 12033
    (518)207-2640
    2.3 mi | 439 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • East GreenbushColumbia High School
    962 Luther Rd
    East GreenbushNY 12061
    (518)207-2010
    2.4 mi | 1482 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Rensselaer County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.26, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Rensselaer County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.