Minerva Central School

1466 County Rt 29
Olmstedville, NY 12857
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 121 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Minerva Central 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 30-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Minerva Central School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Minerva Central School's student population of 121 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
121 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Minerva Central 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 Minerva Central School is 0.10, 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)
#3487 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Minerva Central School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Minerva Central 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 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minerva Central 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 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Minerva Central School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Minerva Central School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Minerva Central School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Minerva Central School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Minerva Central School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 1999-00 school year data.
White
95%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Minerva Central School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Minerva Central School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Minerva Central School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.10
This chart displays the diversity score of Minerva Central School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Minerva Central School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Minerva Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minerva Central School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Minerva Central School's ranking?
Minerva Central School is ranked #3487 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Minerva Central School often compared to?
Minerva Central Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Newcomb Central School, Schroon Lake Central School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Minerva Central School?
The graduation rate of Minerva Central School is 50%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Minerva Central School?
121 students attend Minerva Central School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Minerva Central School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Minerva Central School?
Minerva Central School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Minerva Central School offer ?
Minerva Central School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Minerva Central School part of?
Minerva Central School is part of Minerva Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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