Walter B Howard Elementary School

Walter B Howard Elementary School serves 202 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Walter B Howard Elementary School operates within the New Lebanon Central School District.

School Overview

The student population of 202 students has declined by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 202 students
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Walter B Howard Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Walter B Howard Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less 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 10:1 14:1
Walter B Howard Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
3%
18%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
95%
46%
Walter B Howard Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Walter B Howard Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.10 0.36
Walter B Howard Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
19%
42%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
10%
5%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 425 students has decreased by 19% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $25,420 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $25,800 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name New Lebanon Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 425 926
New Lebanon Central   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $29 MM
New Lebanon Central   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $13 MM $30 MM
New Lebanon Central   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $25,420 $23,859
New Lebanon Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $25,800 $24,841
New Lebanon Central   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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