Birchwood School

Birchwood School serves 76 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 52%) for the 2017-18 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 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Birchwood School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Birchwood School's student population of 76 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Birchwood School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Birchwood School is 0.50, 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 Testing Rank
#2430 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
67%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.71
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClarkstown Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Birchwood School is Nanuet Senior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is A Macarthur Barr Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Nyack Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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