Amsterdam City School District

140 Saratoga Ave
Amsterdam, NY 12010-0670
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Amsterdam City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 2,456 students in Amsterdam City School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in Amsterdam City School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
3,607 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
221 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Amsterdam City School District, which is ranked #989 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 75% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#991 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Amsterdam City   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amsterdam City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
24%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amsterdam City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
84%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Amsterdam City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.72
# American Indian Students
9 Students
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
42 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
1,765 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
49%
29%
# Black Students
173 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
5%
17%
# White Students
1,399 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
39%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
208 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
108
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
245
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
225
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
266
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
271
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
232
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
266
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
261
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
286
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
283
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
293
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
248
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
292
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
289
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
42
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,007 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,130 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$83 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Amsterdam City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$87 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Amsterdam City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$23,007
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Amsterdam City   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$24,130
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Amsterdam City   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Amsterdam City School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
William B Tecler Arts In Education
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
210 Northern Blvd
Amsterdam, NY 12010
(518) 843-4805
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #22.
William H Barkley Microsociety
Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
66 Destefano St
Amsterdam, NY 12010
(518) 843-1850
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #33.
Marie Curie Institute Of Engineering And Communication
Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9 Brice St
Amsterdam, NY 12010
(518) 843-2871
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #44.
Wilbur H Lynch Literacy Academy
(Math: 7% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Brandt Pl
Amsterdam, NY 12010
(518) 843-3716
Grades: 6-8
| 840 students
Rank: #55.
Raphael J Mcnulty For Intern Studies & Literacy
Magnet School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Brandt Pl
Amsterdam, NY 12010
(518) 843-4773
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,607 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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