Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District

1738 Helderberg Trail
Berne, NY 12023-2926
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 705 students in Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
2 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
705 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
77 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District, which is ranked #258 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 80-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#259 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   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.
63%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   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.
80-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.13
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
10%
# Hispanic Students
19 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
29%
# Black Students
4 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
1%
16%
# White Students
659 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
93%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
19 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
31
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
46
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
50
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
43
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
45
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
60
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
53
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
50
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
47
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
52
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
69
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
65
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
47
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
46
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
1
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $33,759 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $37,555 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$24 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   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)
$27 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   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)
$33,759
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   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)
$37,555
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central   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 Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Berne-knox-westerlo Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1738 Helderberg Trail
Berne, NY 12023
(518) 872-2030
Grades: PK-6
| 378 students
Rank: #22.
Berne-knox-westerlo Junior-senior High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1738 Helderberg Trail
Berne, NY 12023
(518) 872-1482
Grades: 7-12
| 327 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District?
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District manages 2 public schools serving 705 students.
What is the rank of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District?
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District is ranked #258 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District?
93% of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District?
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $37,555 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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