Rensselaer Junior/senior High School

Rensselaer Junior/senior High School serves 428 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
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 428 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 428 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more 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 12:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
10%
8%
Black
15%
19%
White
74%
47%
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.
0.42 0.36
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.
56%
41%
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.
12%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,133 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $25,871 is higher than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 66% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,954 is less than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Rensselaer City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,133 1,015
Graduation Rate 69% 86%
District Total Revenue $27 MM $29 MM
District Spending $22 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $25,871 $21,692
District Spending / Student $20,954 $21,514
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 Nys Office Of Children And Family Services (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nys Office Of Children And Family Services (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Rensselaer Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RensselaerVan Rensselaer Elementary School
    25 Van Rensselaer Dr
    RensselaerNY 12144
    (518)436-4618
    0 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 705 students                      
  • AlbanyArbor Hill Elementary School
    1 Arbor Dr
    AlbanyNY 12207
    (518)475-6625
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 360 students                      
  • 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 | Gr. 6-12 | 510 students                      
  • AlbanyKipp Technical Valley Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Dudley Heights
    AlbanyNY 12210
    (518)694-9494
    Charter School

    1.6 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 303 students                      
  • AlbanyNorth Albany Academy
    570 North Pearl St
    AlbanyNY 12204
    (518)475-6800
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 341 students                      

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