Joseph Henry Elementary School

5317 Sacandaga Rd
Galway, NY 12074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 456 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Joseph Henry Elementary School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower 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 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Joseph Henry Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Joseph Henry Elementary School's student population of 456 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Joseph Henry Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Joseph Henry Elementary School is 0.02, 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)
#2228 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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45%
46%
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48%
49%
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≥90%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
n/a
29%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
99%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.02
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Joseph Henry Elementary School's ranking?
Joseph Henry Elementary School is ranked #2228 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Joseph Henry Elementary School often compared to?
Joseph Henry Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Charlton Heights Elementary School, Schuylerville Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Joseph Henry Elementary School?
456 students attend Joseph Henry Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Joseph Henry Elementary School students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Joseph Henry Elementary School?
Joseph Henry Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Joseph Henry Elementary School offer ?
Joseph Henry Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Joseph Henry Elementary School part of?
Joseph Henry Elementary School is part of Galway Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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