Hughes Elementary School

  • Hughes Elementary School serves 157 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Hughes Elementary School's student population of 157 students has declined by 58% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hughes Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hughes Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#4115 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hughes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hughes Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
67%
17%
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White
10%
44%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hughes Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.530.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hughes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSyracuse City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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