Colonie Central High School

  • Colonie Central High School serves 1,649 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,649 students
Colonie Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Colonie Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
Colonie Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeColonie Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Colonie Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Colonie Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsColonie Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.440.70
Colonie Central High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Colonie Central School District's student population of 4,904 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,443 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,199 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameSouth Colonie Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed4,904935
South Colonie Central School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate88%87%
South Colonie Central School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$89 MM$29 MM
South Colonie Central School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$88 MM$30 MM
South Colonie Central School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$17,443$23,859
South Colonie Central School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,199$24,841
South Colonie Central School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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