Carthage Elementary School

  • Carthage Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Carthage Elementary School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students447 students
This chart display total students of Carthage Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Carthage Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Carthage Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Carthage Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Carthage Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carthage Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3264 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Carthage Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
75%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carthage Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.420.39
This chart display the diversity score of Carthage Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carthage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarthage Central School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Carthage Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.