West Carthage Elementary School

21568 Cole Rd

Carthage, NY 13619-9527

Tel: (315)493-2400
Grades KG-4
460 students
West Carthage Elementary School serves 460 students in grades KG - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
West Carthage Elementary School operates within the Carthage Central School District.

School Overview

The student population of 460 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 460 students
West Carthage Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Carthage Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
West Carthage Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Carthage Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
West Carthage Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
West Carthage Elementary School American Indian Students (2012-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
West Carthage Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
9%
25%
West Carthage Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
7%
18%
West Carthage Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
78%
46%
West Carthage Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
1%
West Carthage Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.38 0.69
West Carthage Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
23%
42%
West Carthage Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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%
West Carthage Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Carthage Central School District's student population of 3,429 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,424 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Carthage Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 3,429 923
Carthage Central   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM n/a
Carthage Central   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $49 MM n/a
Carthage Central   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,424 n/a
Carthage Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,304 n/a
Carthage 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 Carthage Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carthage Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carthage Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CarthageCarthage Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 972 students
    0.7 miles
    36500 Nysroute 26
    CarthageNY 13619
    (315)493-5030
    0.79-12972
  • CarthageCarthage Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1021 students
    0.8 miles
    21986 Cole Rd
    CarthageNY 13619
    (315)493-5020
    0.85-81021
  • CarthageCarthage Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 438 students
    2.9 miles
    900 Beaver Ln
    CarthageNY 13619
    (315)493-1570
    2.9KG-4438
  • CopenhagenCopenhagen Central School
    Grades: PK-12 | 462 students
    6.2 miles
    3020 Mechanic St
    CopenhagenNY 13626
    (315)688-4411
    6.2PK-12462
  • Black RiverBlack River School
    Grades: KG-5 | 538 students
    7.4 miles
    160 Leray St
    Black RiverNY 13612
    (315)773-5911
    7.4KG-5538

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