New Scotland Elementary School

385 New Scotland Ave
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
New Scotland Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
New Scotland 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 31% (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 44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

New Scotland Elementary School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

New Scotland 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 New Scotland Elementary School is 0.71, which is equal to 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
#3114 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
47%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbany City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Scotland Elementary School is Albany Leadership Charter High School For Girls (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Stephen And Harriet Myers Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albany Stephen And Harriet Myers Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 678 students
    0.7 miles
    100 Elbel Ct
    Albany, NY 12209
    (518) 475-6425
    0.7 6-8 678
  • Albany Albany School Of Humanities Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 504 students
    0.8 miles
    108 Whitehall Rd
    Albany, NY 12209
    (518) 475-6575
    0.8 PK-6 504
  • Albany Albany Leadership Charter High School For Girls Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 360 students
    0.9 miles
    19 Hackett Blvd
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 694-5300
    0.9 9-12 360
  • Albany Pine Hills Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 377 students
    1.0 miles
    41 N Allen St
    Albany, NY 12203
    (518) 475-6725
    1 PK-5 377
  • Albany Albany High School Math: 81% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,624 students
    1.1 miles
    700 Washington Ave
    Albany, NY 12203
    (518) 475-6200
    1.1 9-12 2,624

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