Farnsworth Middle School

6072 State Farm Rd
Guilderland, NY 12084
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,112 students in grades 6-9, Farnsworth Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 1,112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 65% (Top 30%)
  • : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Farnsworth Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Farnsworth Middle School's student population of 1,112 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
108 teachers
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School Rankings

Farnsworth Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Farnsworth Middle School is 0.52, 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)
#1239 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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56%
46%
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65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Farnsworth Middle 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.
83%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Farnsworth Middle 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
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
17%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
67%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Farnsworth Middle 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
20%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Farnsworth Middle 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 Farnsworth Middle School's ranking?
Farnsworth Middle School is ranked #1239 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Farnsworth Middle School often compared to?
Farnsworth Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bethlehem Central Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Farnsworth Middle School?
1,112 students attend Farnsworth Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Farnsworth Middle School students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Farnsworth Middle School?
Farnsworth Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Farnsworth Middle School offer ?
Farnsworth Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-9 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Farnsworth Middle School part of?
Farnsworth Middle School is part of Guilderland Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 1,112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 65% (Top 30%)
  • : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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