Walter B Howard Elementary School

Walter B Howard Elementary School serves 230 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Walter B Howard Elementary School operates within the New Lebanon Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 230 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 230 students
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.12 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 10:1 13:1
Walter B Howard Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
94%
48%
Walter B Howard Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.12 1.03
Walter B Howard 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.
29%
42%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
21%
7%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 456 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
School District Name New Lebanon Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 456 1,324
New Lebanon Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $29 MM
New Lebanon Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $29 MM
New Lebanon Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Lebanon Junior Senior High School (4.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is John T Reid Middle School (11.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Donald P Sutherland School (7.8 miles away)
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