Netherwood School

648 Netherwood Rd,

Hyde Park, NY, 12538-0737

Tel: (845)229-4055
Grades: KG-5

362 students

Netherwood School serves 362 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Netherwood School operates within the Hyde Park Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 362 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 362 students
Netherwood School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Netherwood School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Netherwood School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Netherwood School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Netherwood School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Netherwood School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
5%
19%
Netherwood School Black (1989-2012)
White
85%
48%
Netherwood School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Netherwood School Sch Ethnicity Netherwood 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 0.68
Netherwood 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.
26%
42%
Netherwood 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.
9%
7%
Netherwood School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,921 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Hyde Park Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,921 1,136
Hyde Park Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $29 MM
Hyde Park Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $29 MM
Hyde Park Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,353 $21,692
Hyde Park Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,952 $21,514
Hyde Park 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 Franklin D Roosevelt Senior High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Haviland Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ralph R Smith School (2.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hyde Park Ralph R Smith School
    16 Smith Ct
    Hyde Park , NY , 12538
    (845)229-4060
    2.7  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hyde Park Haviland Middle School
    23 Haviland Rd
    Hyde Park , NY , 12538
    (845)229-4030
    2.8  mi  |  893  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hyde Park North Park Elementary School
    1593 Route 9g
    Hyde Park , NY , 12538
    (845)229-4040
    2.9  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hyde Park Franklin D Roosevelt Senior High School
    156 South Cross Rd
    Hyde Park , NY , 12538
    (845)229-4020
    3.1  mi  |  1425  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pleasant Valley West Road D Aquannis Intermediate School
    181 West Rd
    Pleasant Valley , NY , 12569
    (845)635-4310
    3.2  mi  |  365  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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