Dryden Central School District

118 Freeville Rd
Dryden, NY 13053-9625
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 is 1 public middle school serving 283 students in Dryden Central School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in New York.
Public Middle School in Dryden Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the New York public middle school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public middle school average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,665 Schools
# Students
1,289 Students
912,626 Students
# Teachers
159 Teachers
84,150 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.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.28
0.73
# American Indian Students
3 Students
7,219 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
15 Students
82,980 Students
% Asian Students
1%
9%
# Hispanic Students
66 Students
263,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
29%
# Black Students
24 Students
187,068 Students
% Black Students
2%
20%
# White Students
1,093 Students
343,380 Students
% White Students
85%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
88 Students
26,370 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
46
7,892
# Students in K Grade:
108
25,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
101
26,970
# Students in 2nd Grade:
106
27,600
# Students in 3rd Grade:
97
27,654
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
28,843
# Students in 5th Grade:
95
43,851
# Students in 6th Grade:
77
158,025
# Students in 7th Grade:
108
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
97
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
86
43,975
# Students in 10th Grade:
89
39,203
# Students in 11th Grade:
110
36,233
# Students in 12th Grade:
85
36,047
# Ungraded Students:
4
25,147

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $33,596 is higher 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 $39,040 is higher than the state median of $31,961. 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
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dryden 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
$39,040
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dryden 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 Dryden Central School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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

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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%
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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