Cortland City School District

1 Valley View Dr
Cortland, NY 13045-3297
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 623 students in Cortland City School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in New York.
Public High School in Cortland City School District have an average math proficiency score of 95% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in Cortland City School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Cortland High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,466 Schools
# Students
1,925 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
175 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Cortland City School District, which is ranked #801 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 85-89% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#802 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cortland City   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cortland 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.
35%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cortland 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.
71%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Cortland City   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.
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cortland City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.27
0.72
# American Indian Students
3 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
23 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
1%
9%
# Hispanic Students
81 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
28%
# Black Students
56 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
3%
18%
# White Students
1,643 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
86%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
117 Students
25,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,720
# Students in K Grade:
169
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
131
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
135
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
131
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
125
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
148
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
129
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
169
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
163
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
195
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
156
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
124
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
141
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
9
27,162

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,981 in this school district is less 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 $26,201 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$54 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cortland 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
$50 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Cortland 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
$27,981
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cortland 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
$26,201
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cortland 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 Cortland City School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cortland High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8 Valley View Dr
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 758-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 623 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,925 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 71% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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