Black River School

Tel: (315)773-5911
Grades KG-5
538 students
Black River School serves 538 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Black River School operates within the Carthage Central School District.

School Overview

The student population of 538 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 538 students
Black River School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Black River School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Black River School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Black River School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Black River School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Black River School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
17%
25%
Black River School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
7%
18%
Black River School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
66%
46%
Black River School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
8%
1%
Black River School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.53 0.36
Black River School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
33%
42%
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.
15%
5%
Black River School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Carthage Central School District's student population of 3,429 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,424 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,304 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Carthage Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,429 926
Carthage Central   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $29 MM
Carthage Central   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $49 MM $30 MM
Carthage Central   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,424 $23,859
Carthage Central   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,304 $24,841
Carthage Central   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Watertown Senior High School (7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Case Middle School (6.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calcium Primary School (3.2 miles away)
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