Guilderland Central School District

8 School Rd
Guilderland Center, NY 12085-0018
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 3,348 students in Guilderland Central School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in Guilderland Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
7 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
4,824 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
428 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Guilderland Central School District, which is ranked #182 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 94% has increased from 93% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#188 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Guilderland Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Guilderland 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.
61%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Guilderland 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.
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Guilderland Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.72
# American Indian Students
13 Students
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
718 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
15%
10%
# Hispanic Students
248 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
29%
# Black Students
207 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
4%
17%
# White Students
3,425 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
71%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
195 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
356
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
381
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
373
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
372
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
369
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
378
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
364
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
382
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
344
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
379
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
345
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
358
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
377
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
46
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,704 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 $23,178 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$105 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Guilderland 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 (20-21)
$112 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Guilderland 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 (20-21)
$21,704
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Guilderland 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 (20-21)
$23,178
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Guilderland 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 Guilderland Central School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Farnsworth Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6072 State Farm Rd
Guilderland, NY 12084
(518) 456-6010
Grades: 6-9
| 1,112 students
Rank: #22.
Guilderland Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2225 Western Ave
Guilderland, NY 12084
(518) 869-0293
Grades: K-5
| 499 students
Rank: #33.
Pine Bush Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3437 Carman Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 357-2770
Grades: K-5
| 472 students
Rank: #44.
Lynnwood Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8 Regina Dr
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 355-7930
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
Rank: #55.
Westmere Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6270 Johnston Rd
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 456-3771
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: #66.
Altamont Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
117 Grand St
Altamont, NY 12009
(518) 861-8528
Grades: K-5
| 309 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,824 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : 94% (Top 20% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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