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 15:1.
  • 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 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 529 students
Black River School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Black River School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Black River School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Black River School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Black River School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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)
Hawaiian
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Black River School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
8%
2%
Black River School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.54 0.37
Black River School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Black River 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.
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Black River School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Carthage Central School District's student population of 3,377 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,988 in this district is less than the state average of $31,635. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,253 is less than the state average of $30,416. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Carthage Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,377 935
Carthage Central School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $30 MM
Carthage Central School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $53 MM $28 MM
Carthage Central School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,988 $31,635
Carthage Central School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $15,253 $30,416
Carthage Central School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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