Birchwood School

  • Birchwood School serves 81 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Birchwood School's student population of 81 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students81 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birchwood School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birchwood School is 0.51, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2741 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birchwood School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birchwood School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
67%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Birchwood School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birchwood School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.510.71
This chart display the diversity score of Birchwood School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birchwood School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCLARKSTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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