Dryden Central School District

118 Freeville Rd
Dryden, NY 13053-9625
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,289 students in Dryden Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Dryden Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
5 Schools
4,802 Schools
# Students
1,289 Students
2,526,339 Students
# Teachers
159 Teachers
214,998 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
8:1

District Rank

Dryden Central School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 786 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#599 out of 788 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dryden Central   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dryden 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dryden 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dryden Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.28
0.72
# American Indian Students
3 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
15 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
66 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
29%
# Black Students
24 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
2%
16%
# White Students
1,093 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
85%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
88 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
46
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
108
173,949
# Students in 1st Grade:
101
175,863
# Students in 2nd Grade:
106
179,873
# Students in 3rd Grade:
97
179,590
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
182,759
# Students in 5th Grade:
95
184,187
# Students in 6th Grade:
77
186,526
# Students in 7th Grade:
108
191,086
# Students in 8th Grade:
97
194,590
# Students in 9th Grade:
86
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
89
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
110
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
85
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
4
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $33,596 is higher than the state median of $31,089. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $39,040 is higher than the state median of $31,958. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$43 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dryden 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
$50 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Dryden 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
$33,596
$31,089
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dryden Central   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$39,040
$31,958
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dryden Central   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Dryden Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dryden High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
118 Freeville Rd
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 844-8694
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
Rank: #22.
Freeville Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Main St
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 844-8694
Grades: K-3
| 72 students
Rank: #33.
Cassavant Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
32 School St
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 844-8694
Grades: K-3
| 81 students
Rank: #44.
Dryden Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
36 Union St
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 844-8694
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #55.
Dryden Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
118 Freeville Rd
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 844-8694
Grades: 6-8
| 283 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Dryden Central School District?
Dryden Central School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,289 students.
What is the rank of Dryden Central School District?
Dryden Central School District is ranked #595 out of 786 school districts in New York (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Dryden Central School District?
85% of Dryden Central School District students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Dryden Central School District?
Dryden Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Dryden Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $39,040 is higher than the state median of $31,958. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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