Walter B Howard Elementary School

Walter B Howard Elementary School serves 212 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Walter B Howard Elementary School operates within the New Lebanon Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 212 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 212 students
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Walter B Howard Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less 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 10:1 13:1
Walter B Howard Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
4%
19%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Black (1989-2013)
White
96%
47%
Walter B Howard Elementary School White (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Walter B Howard 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.
0.08 0.36
Walter B Howard 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.
11%
41%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
19%
7%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 441 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
School District Name New Lebanon Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 441 1,015
New Lebanon Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $29 MM
District Spending $12 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $25,258 $21,692
New Lebanon Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $23,042 $21,514
New Lebanon 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 New Lebanon Junior-senior High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John T Reid Middle School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Donald P Sutherland School (8.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New LebanonNew Lebanon Junior-senior High School
    14665route 22
    New LebanonNY 12125
    (518)794-7600
    3.8 mi | 229 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • CanaanBerkshire Junior-senior High School
    Special Education School
    13640route 22
    CanaanNY 12029
    (518)781-3500
    Special Education School

    6.1 mi | 95 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • NassauDonald P Sutherland School
    4 John St
    NassauNY 12123
    (518)207-2620
    8.4 mi | 322 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PittsfieldStearns Elementary School
    75 Lebanon Ave
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)499-9554
    8.5 mi | 232 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RichmondRichmond Consolidated Elementary School
    1831 State Rd
    RichmondMA 01254
    (413)698-2207
    8.5 mi | 157 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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