Kernan Elementary School

929 York St
Utica, NY 13502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Kernan Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Kernan Elementary School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Kernan Elementary School's student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Kernan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kernan Elementary School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4201 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
22%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.780.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUtica City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Kernan Elementary School is Utica Academy Of Science Charter School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Senator James H Donovan Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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