Downsville Central School

14784 State Hwy 30
Downsville, NY 13755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 226 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Downsville Central School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Downsville Central School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Downsville Central School's student population of 226 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Downsville Central School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Downsville Central School is 0.15, 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)
#2616 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35-39%
46%
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40-44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Downsville Central 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 2021-22 school year data.
70-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Downsville Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
92%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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≥80%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Downsville Central School and public school graduation rate 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
42%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Downsville Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Downsville Central School's ranking?
Downsville Central School is ranked #2616 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Downsville Central School often compared to?
Downsville Central Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Roscoe Central 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 46% NY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Downsville Central School?
The graduation rate of Downsville Central School is 80%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Downsville Central School?
226 students attend Downsville Central School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Downsville Central School students are White, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Downsville Central School?
Downsville Central School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Downsville Central School offer ?
Downsville Central School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Downsville Central School part of?
Downsville Central School is part of Downsville Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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