Colonie Central High School

  • Colonie Central High School serves 1,649 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Colonie Central High School operates within the South Colonie Central School District.
  • South Colonie Central School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1649 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,649 students
Colonie Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Colonie Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Colonie Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Colonie Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 15:1 15:1
Colonie Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
9%
9%
Colonie Central High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Colonie Central High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
8%
18%
Colonie Central High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
74%
45%
Colonie Central High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Colonie Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Colonie Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Colonie Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.44 0.37
Colonie Central High 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.
16%
45%
Colonie Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
3%
6%
Colonie Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Colonie Central School District's student population of 4,904 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,189 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,489 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name South Colonie Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 4,904 935
South Colonie Central School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 87%
South Colonie Central School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $96 MM $31 MM
South Colonie Central School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $93 MM $30 MM
South Colonie Central School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,189 $32,940
South Colonie Central School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,489 $31,547
South Colonie Central School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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