Carthage Central School District

25059 Woolworth St
Carthage, NY 13619-9527
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,923 students in Carthage Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Carthage Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 26% 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
5 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
2,923 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
272 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Carthage Central School District, which is ranked #623 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 90-94% has increased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#626 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carthage Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carthage 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.
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carthage 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.
78%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Carthage Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carthage Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.43
0.72
# American Indian Students
15 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
39 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
306 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
29%
# Black Students
167 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
6%
16%
# White Students
2,173 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
74%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
212 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
242
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
237
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
231
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
229
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
221
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
224
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
222
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
233
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
236
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
218
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
213
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
198
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
205
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
14
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,771 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 $25,155 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$70 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carthage 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
$74 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Carthage 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
$23,771
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carthage 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
$25,155
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carthage 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 Carthage Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carthage Senior High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
36500 Nys Rt 26
Carthage, NY 13619
(315) 493-5030
Grades: 8-12
| 835 students
Rank: #22.
Black River School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
160 Leray St
Black River, NY 13612
(315) 773-5911
Grades: K-4
| 462 students
Rank: #33.
Carthage Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
21986 Cole Rd
Carthage, NY 13619
(315) 493-5020
Grades: 5-8
| 923 students
Rank: #44.
West Carthage Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
21568 Cole Rd
Carthage, NY 13619
(315) 493-2400
Grades: K-4
| 354 students
Rank: #55.
Carthage Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 Beaver Ln
Carthage, NY 13619
(315) 493-1570
Grades: K-4
| 349 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Carthage Central School District?
Carthage Central School District manages 5 public schools serving 2,923 students.
What is the rank of Carthage Central School District?
Carthage Central School District is ranked #623 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (bottom 50%) 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Carthage Central School District?
74% of Carthage Central School District students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Carthage Central School District?
Carthage Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Carthage Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $25,155 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 21% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,923 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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