Boght Hills School

38 Dunsbach Ferry Rd
Cohoes, NY 12047
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Top 30%
Serving 530 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Boght Hills School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 70% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Boght Hills School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Boght Hills School's student population of 530 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Boght Hills School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Boght Hills School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1197 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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70%
46%
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55%
49%
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≥95%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
29%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
29%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
56%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Boght Hills School's ranking?
Boght Hills School is ranked #1197 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Boght Hills School often compared to?
Boght Hills Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Forts Ferry School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Boght Hills School?
530 students attend Boght Hills School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Boght Hills School students are White, 29% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Boght Hills School?
Boght Hills School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Boght Hills School offer ?
Boght Hills School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Boght Hills School part of?
Boght Hills School is part of North Colonie Csd School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 70% (Top 30%)
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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