Elsmere Elementary School
Elsmere Elementary School serves 242 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Elsmere Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher 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 70-74% (which is higher 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 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Students: 242 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in NY
- Math Proficiency: 80-84% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70-74% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
Elsmere Elementary School's student population of 242 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
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Students by Grade
Elsmere Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Elsmere Elementary School is 0.31, 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
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#956 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
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