Elmira City School District

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Overview

School District NameElmira City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.elmiracityschools.com
School District Phone Number(607)735-3010
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
# of Schools2 Schools1,458 Schools
# of Students2,133 Students978,267 Students
# of Teachers146 Teachers74,531 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1

District Comparison

  • Elmira City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 741 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 66% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elmira 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elmira 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
66%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Elmira City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.420.70
# of American Indian Students4 Students6,746 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students12 Students83,105 Students
% Asian Students
1%
8%
# of Hispanic Students59 Students243,803 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
25%
# of Black Students376 Students185,032 Students
% Black Students
18%
19%
# of White Students1,585 Students439,640 Students
% White Students
74%
45%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students2,488 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students95 Students17,453 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 1,505
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 6,263
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 6,474
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 6,512
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 6,657
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 6,664
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 7,788
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 21,405
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 33,649
# of Students in 8th Grade:41137,306
# of Students in 9th Grade:425218,199
# of Students in 10th Grade:439211,573
# of Students in 11th Grade:434194,547
# of Students in 12th Grade:419193,423
# of Ungraded Students:526,302

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,214 in this school district is less than the state average of $32,776. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $21,237 is less than the state average of $34,144. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
Total Revenue$124 MM$29 MM
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Spending$145 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Elmira City   School District and average spending for each school distric in NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,214$32,776
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Elmira City   School District and average revenue per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$21,237$34,144
This chart display average spending per public school student in Elmira City   School District and average spending per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Elmira City School District Public High Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Elmira High School Math: 86% | Reading: 93%
    Rank: Top 20%
    777 S Main St
    Elmira, NY 14904
    (607)735-3201

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,295 student
  • Ernie Davis Academy Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    933 Hoffman St
    Elmira, NY 14905
    (607)735-3100

    Grades: 8-9 | 838 students
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