Black River School

Tel: (315)773-5911
  • Black River School serves 529 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Black River School operates within the Carthage Central School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 529 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-4
Total Students529 students
Black River School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Black River School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Black River School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBlack River School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
Black River School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
3%
9%
Black River School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
17%
25%
Black River School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
7%
18%
Black River School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
65%
45%
Black River School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
8%
2%
Black River School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBlack River School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.540.70
Black River School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
30%
45%
Black River School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
13%
6%
Black River School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Carthage Central School District's student population of 3,377 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,352 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,238 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District NameCarthage Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed3,377935
Carthage Central School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$53 MM$29 MM
Carthage Central School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$49 MM$30 MM
Carthage Central School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,352$23,859
Carthage Central School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,238$24,841
Carthage Central School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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