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 declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% 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 stayed the same 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
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School American Indian (1996-2012)
Asian
10%
8%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Asian (1990-2013)
Black
15%
19%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Black (1989-2013)
White
74%
47%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School White (1989-2013)
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
Rensselaer Junior/senior High 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.
56%
41%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
12%
7%
Rensselaer Junior/senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,133 students has grown by 7% 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 1,133 1,015
Rensselaer City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 86%
Rensselaer City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $29 MM
District Spending $22 MM $29 MM
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 Niskayuna High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Van Antwerp Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jessie T Zoller School (0.4 miles away)
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    1880 Lancaster St
    SchenectadyNY 12308
    (518)370-8290
    0.4 mi | 479 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • SchenectadyNiskayuna High School
    1626 Balltown Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12309
    (518)382-2521
    0.6 mi | 1403 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SchenectadyOneida Middle School
    1629 Oneida St
    SchenectadyNY 12308
    (518)370-8260
    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
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    2566 Balltown Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12309
    (518)377-0156
    0.7 mi | 411 students | Gr. KG-5                      
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    SchenectadyNY 12308
    (518)370-8320
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