Otselic Valley Elementary School

Otselic Valley Elementary School serves 129 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Otselic Valley Elementary School operates within the Georgetown-south Otselic Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 129 students has declined by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 129 students
Otselic Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Otselic Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Otselic Valley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 8:1 13:1
Otselic Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Otselic Valley Elementary School Asian (1990-1999)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Otselic Valley Elementary School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Otselic Valley Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
98%
48%
Otselic Valley Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Otselic Valley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Otselic Valley 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.
0.04 1.03
Otselic Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
39%
42%
Otselic Valley 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.
6%
7%
Otselic Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 368 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Georgetown-south Otselic Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 368 1,201
Georgetown-south Otselic Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $9 MM n/a
Georgetown-south Otselic Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM n/a
Georgetown-south Otselic Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,226 $0
Georgetown-south Otselic Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,538 $0
Georgetown-south Otselic 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 Deruyter High School (7.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Deruyter High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deruyter High School (7.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Deruyter Deruyter High School
    711 Railroad St
    Deruyter , NY , 13052
    (315)852-3400
    7.8  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Deruyter Deruyter Elementary School
    711 Railroad St
    Deruyter , NY , 13052
    (315)852-3400
    7.8  mi  |  190  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • South Otselic Otselic Valley Junior Senior High School
    125 County Rd 13a
    South Otselic , NY , 13155
    (315)653-4002
    8.5  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Morrisville Edward R Andrews Elementary School
    55 Eaton St
    Morrisville , NY , 13408
    (315)684-9288
    9.9  mi  |  397  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Hamilton Hamilton Elementary School
    47 West Kendrick Ave
    Hamilton , NY , 13346
    (315)824-6330
    10.4  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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