Lake Pleasant School

120 Elm Lake Rd
Speculator, NY 12164
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lake Pleasant School serves 86 students in grades Prekindergarten-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lake Pleasant 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Lake Pleasant School's student population of 86 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
Total Students86 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake Pleasant 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 Lake Pleasant School is 0.08, which is less 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
#2410 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
1%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
96%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.080.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Pleasant Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Lake Pleasant School is Wells School (11.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wells Wells School
    Grades: PK-12 | 146 students
    11.6 miles
    1571 State Rt 30
    Wells, NY 12190
    (518) 924-6000
    11.6 PK-12 146
  • Indian Lake Indian Lake Central School
    Grades: PK-12 | 122 students
    19.8 miles
    6345 Nys Rt 30
    Indian Lake, NY 12842
    (518) 648-5024
    19.8 PK-12 122
  • Northville Northville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 191 students
    21.4 miles
    131 S 3rd St
    Northville, NY 12134
    (518) 863-7000
    21.4 PK-5 191
  • Northville Northville High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 252 students
    21.4 miles
    131 S 3rd St
    Northville, NY 12134
    (518) 863-7000
    21.4 6-12 252
  • Northville Edinburg Common School
    Grades: PK-6 | 80 students
    22.9 miles
    4 Johnson Rd
    Northville, NY 12134
    (518) 863-8412
    22.9 PK-6 80

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