385 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
New Scotland Elementary School serves 450 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

New Scotland Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

New Scotland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of New Scotland Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2980 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
28%
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Black
24%
17%
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White
40%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.75

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