Rensselaer Park Elementary School

70 110th St,

Troy, NY, 12182-3295

Tel: (518)233-6823
Grades: KG-5

513 students

Rensselaer Park Elementary School serves 513 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Rensselaer Park Elementary School operates within the Lansingburgh Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 513 students
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rensselaer Park Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 14:1 13:1
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Asian (1989-2011)
Hispanic
8%
23%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
21%
19%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
66%
48%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rensselaer Park Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rensselaer Park Elementary 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.
0.52 1.03
Rensselaer Park 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.
57%
42%
Rensselaer Park 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.
8%
7%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,397 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lansingburgh Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,397 1,324
Lansingburgh Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $29 MM
District Spending $43 MM $29 MM
Lansingburgh Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,561 $21,692
Lansingburgh Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,197 $21,514
Lansingburgh 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 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)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Troy Knickerbacker Middle School
    320 7th Ave
    Troy , NY , 12182
    (518)233-6811
    0.3  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Troy Lansingburgh Senior High School
    320 7th Ave
    Troy , NY , 12182
    (518)233-6806
    0.3  mi  |  790  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cohoes Van Schaick Island School
    150 Continental Ave
    Cohoes , NY , 12047
    (518)237-2828
    0.8  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Troy Ark Community Charter School
    Charter School
    762 River St
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)274-6312
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  202  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Troy P.S. 2
    470 10th St
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)328-5601
    1.5  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Public or Private? Which School is Best for Your Child?
Should your child attend a public or private school? A tough question indeed! Public and private schools have many benefits for children and their families, yet they both have drawbacks as well. In this article, learn about the pros and cons of each to help make your decision to go public or private an easier one.
Did You Know?
Troy, 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 0.49, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Troy is Carroll Hill School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.