Cayuga Heights Elementary School

  • Cayuga Heights Elementary School serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cayuga Heights Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Cayuga Heights Elementary School's student population of 342 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cayuga Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cayuga Heights Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank#2007 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
65%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cayuga Heights Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.550.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIthaca City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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