Diven School

1115 Hall St
Elmira, NY 14901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Diven School serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-2. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 69%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 60%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 35-39%
  • : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Diven School's student population of 324 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
324 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Diven School is 0.49, 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)
(11-12)
35-39%
69%
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(11-12)
30-34%
60%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Diven 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Diven School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Diven School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Diven School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
14%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Diven School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
69%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Diven School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Diven School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Diven School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Diven School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Diven School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Diven School often compared to?
Diven Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Finn Academy: An Elmira Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 69% NY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 60% NY state average).
How many students attend Diven School?
324 students attend Diven School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Diven School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 13% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Diven School?
Diven School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Diven School offer ?
Diven School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Diven School part of?
Diven School is part of Elmira City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 35-39%
  • : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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