Edward Smith K-8 School

1106 Lancaster Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Edward Smith K-8 School serves 744 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Edward Smith K-8 School placed 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%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Edward Smith K-8 School's student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Edward Smith K-8 School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Edward Smith K-8 School is 0.67, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3583 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
7%
27%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
36%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 744 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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