1106 Lancaster Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Edward Smith K-8 School serves 688 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 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 688 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Edward Smith K-8 School's student population of 688 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 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 0.66, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
28%
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Black
45%
17%
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White
36%
41%
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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
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 688 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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