Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School

  • Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School serves 249 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School's student population of 249 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students249 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
Hispanic
6%
26%
Black
9%
17%
White
69%
44%
Two or more races
16%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Finn Academy-an Elmira Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.490.38
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFinn Academy-an Elmira Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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