Rensselaer Junior Senior High School

Rensselaer Junior Senior High School serves 433 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Rensselaer Junior Senior High School operates within the Rensselaer City School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 433 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Rensselaer Junior Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Rensselaer Junior Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Asian
9%
8%
Hispanic
5%
23%
Black
13%
19%
White
68%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Rensselaer Junior Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Rensselaer Junior Senior High 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.
0.51 0.35
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.
82%
42%
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.
17%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Rensselaer City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,082 1,324
Graduation Rate 69% 86%
Rensselaer City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $29 MM
Rensselaer City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $22 MM $29 MM
Rensselaer City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $25,871 $21,692
Rensselaer City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,954 $21,514
Rensselaer City   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 Green Technical High Charter School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Technical Valley Charter School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Rensselaer Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RensselaerVan Rensselaer Elementary School
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-4618
    0 mi | 649 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AlbanyArbor Hill Elementary School
    1 Arbor Dr
    AlbanyNY 12207
    (518)462-7166
    1.5 mi | 379 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • RensselaerNys Office Of Children And Family Services
    Special Education School
    Capital View Office Park
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)473-7793
    Special Education School

    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • AlbanyKipp Technical Valley Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Dudley Heights
    AlbanyNY 12210
    (518)694-9494
    Charter School

    1.6 mi | 280 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • AlbanyNorth Albany Academy
    570 North Pearl St
    AlbanyNY 12204
    (518)475-6800
    1.6 mi | 357 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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Did You Know?
Rensselaer County, 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 0.26, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Rensselaer County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.