Big Tree Elementary School

  • Big Tree Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Big Tree Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Big Tree Elementary School's student population of 484 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Tree Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Tree Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1797 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
87%
43%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.240.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrontier Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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